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Custom Panels Required

When shopping for products that accept custom panels, note that:

  • Stainless steel panels can be purchased from GE through the Parts and Accessories Store.
  • Panels to match your cabinetry must be purchased from your cabinetmaker.
  • Panel sizes and widths can vary; be sure to check the details of your model for the exact panel specifications.
  • For more information about custom panel options, contact the GE Answer Center by e-mail or at 1-800-626-2005.

GE® Household Pre-Filtration System




16 1/2 in x 10 in x 7 1/2 in



  • A clear sump allows easy viewing of filter
  • Cleaner water by reducing dirt, silt, sand and rust from your water
  • Sized for 3/4" or 1" plumbing
  • High flow rate
  • Red pressure-release button
    For easier filter change

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Max. Filtered Water Flow (gpm) 15.0
Style Heavy Duty High-Flow
Filter Change Indicator Remote Timer
Feed Water Pressure (psi) 20 Min. - 100 Max.
Feed Water Temperature 40-100 F
Plumbing Connections 1" or 3/4"
Pressure Relief Valve Yes
Rated Filtered Water Flow (gpm) 4.0


Color Appearance White on White
Filter Housing Clear
Unit Color White


Overall Depth 7 1/2 in
Overall Height 16 1/2 in
Overall Width 10 in
Approximate Shipping Weight 9 1/2 lb


Filters FXHSC at additional charge
FXHTC at additional charge
Installation Kit HDKIT
Mounting Brackets Included
Wrench Included


Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
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GXWH40L is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WE INSTALLED 2 WEEKS AGO ON WELL SYSTEM WE INSTALLED 2 WEEKS AGO ON WELL SYSTEM, it is working as advertised and much better than we expected.
Date published: 2015-08-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Hot Water Tank leaks through Pressure Relief Valve After installing the filter, my hot water heater starting leaking through the pressure relief valve. I had the relief valve replaced twice. After research through my friend (the googler) I found out that the GE - GXWH40L Filter has a check valve built in to keep water in the line while changing the filter. So when cold water enters the hot water heater and get heated, it expands causing too much pressure in the line because it has no place to go. I have a well with a brand new surge tank that would work great without a check valve. So I used a 1" hole saw and removed the check valve. I wouldn't recommend it but it is cheaper than installing another surge tank by the hot water heater. Now I have more flow through the filter but it leaks while changing the filter. So what. I put a bucket under anyway. It does a great job of filtering out the dirt.
Date published: 2015-08-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not good for a family with kids This is perfect for an individual but not for a family with kids
Date published: 2014-11-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bowl cracks after one year or so What if anything has been done about the bowl cracking and splitting after a year or so and can I get a replacement bowl?
Date published: 2014-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very good water filter. We kept getting water that seemed to have particles in it. We have city water and thought that it was no biggie. But - I decided to install this household filter system. The first time after installation we noticed that the showers did not have the chlorine, cool. Also after about 2 1/2 months it turned almost black and water pressure had reduced. . no biggie I replaced the filter. It was doing its job. Now for a surprise. About 2 weeks later it was really black and water pressure had went down. I thought that I had bought a bum filter. Replaced it and all was well. A couple of days later I found out the city had worked on the main water line. . . dirty water ran amuck. . our whole house and hot water heater would have suffered, except we had that filter. . . . yeaaaaa. Was easy to install. Plumbing knowledge needed. Yes it does its job. Just a slight drop in water pressure, no biggie. It is a neat clean system, filters are easy to replace.
Date published: 2013-02-14
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