GE® 40,000 Grain Water Softener GXSH40V user manual

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99.5% pure. NUGGET, PELLET or coarse

SOLAR salts are recommended. Do not use rock, block, granulated or ice cream making salts. These types of salts may contain dirt and sediments that might mush or cake, creating maintenance issues for the water

? Avoid installing in direct sunlight. Excessive heat may cause distortion or other damage to non-metallic parts.

? If installing the water softener outdoors, do not locate where it will be exposed to wet weather, direct sunlight, extreme hot or cold temperatures, or other forms of abuse.

? Check and comply with your state and local codes. You must follow these guidelines.

? Use care when handling the water softening system. Do not turn upside down, drop, drag or set on sharp protrusions.

? Water softening systems using sodium chloride (salt) for recharge add sodium to the

Persons on sodium restricted diets should consider the added sodium as part of their overall intake. Potassium chloride can be used as an alternative to sodium chloride in your softener.

? Use only lead-free solder and flux for all sweat-solder connections, as required by state and federal codes.

? This water softening system must be properly installed and located in accordance with the installation instructions before it is used.

? Keep the salt hole cover in place on the softener unless servicing the unit or refilling with salt.

In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,

Plumbing Code 248 CMR shall be adhered to. Consult with your licensed plumber.

In the state of California: You must turn the Salt Efficiency Feature setting to ON.

This may initiate more frequent recharges.

However it will operate at 4,000 grains per pound of salt or higher. To turn on the Salt

Efficiency Feature, follow the instructions in the Salt Saver section of this manual


Specifications and Performance Claims

This model is efficiency rated. The efficiency rating is valid only at the minimum stated salt dose. The softener has minimize the amount of regenerant brine and water used in its operation.

The softener has a rated salt efficiency of not