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We bought a GE Water Softener 40,000 gr GXSH40V at Home

We bought a GE Water Softener 40,000 gr GXSH40V at Home Depot, had it installed approximately 3.5 months ago. A local plumber installer set the machine up and it's worked well. When first started the display read ~ "120 days left." About a month ago I bought & put into the machine 100 lbs of Morton System Saver II salt pellets, but even after reading the Users Manual 5 - 6 times I cannot understand the language well enough. The display now reads "24 days left" along with other details. Even though I have a science background, I am a senior and I am lost. Is there a users manual or other help document for GXSH40V or similar that's written in easy-to-understand terminology that you or GE can send me so I can learn how to use and maintain the softener machine? I repeat it's working very well, but not for long, therefore I definitely need to be able to use and maintain this GE appliance. Please Help, Please.

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Kelly

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Our water was off yesterday. Last evening my wife started

Our water was off yesterday for work. Last evening my wife started the GE GDT650 dishwasher. we heard a noise and now the machine will not fill. An E1 code has come up. we tried turning power off to reset. No good. What"t next? MarkJA: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: 4 Months old.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Have extended care if neededJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: There was air in the lines because water was off. New Water softener installed.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Appliance Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Tyler Z.

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I have a miele optima dishwasher which, I admit, I didn't

I have a miele optima dishwasher which, I admit, I didn't know I needed to maintain.It's been a few years and the dishes are not getting clean at all. Starting my research, I see information about salt, rinse aid and cleaning. I have to start by cleaning then maintaining. Please advice on what steps I can take to get my dishwasher back in shape. I have pictures, not sure if I can attach them here or how to provide?

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Tyler Z.

Appliance Technician

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Kenmore water softener, approx 8yrs old. I pushed button to

Kenmore water softener, approx 8yrs old. I pushed button to regenerate and the motor started turning. Now it won't turn off. It just turns and turns, like it is running through the cycles "on steroids". I have unplugged it over night but it doesn't seem to want to reset. I get a "service " message and it says #1. does this sound like a simple fix or new water softener time?

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Appliance Guru

Service Technician

Associate Degree

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Does an f87 error code show as f, 8, 7? Letters and numbers

Hi, does an f87 error code show as f, 8, 7? Letters and numbers flash one after the other?JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.Customer: Or does the 87 flash as one number? Dishwasher try's to start but then beeps and red light flashes. Intake/drain lights up. Emile G2470scviJA: Sometimes appliance issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Appliance Technician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Is there anything else the Appliance Technician should be aware of?Customer: Miele darn spell checkJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Appliance Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Appliance Guru

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Associate Degree

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I have WHES30 Whirlpool water softener. Will not start

I have WHES30 Whirlpool water softener. Will not start recharge automatically. I,ve installed a new circuit board.stillJA: Sometimes appliance issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Appliance Technician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.Customer: it display window has all,of the correct outputs. It has salt, new curcuit board. I will recharge when started manually. But now automaticJA: Is there anything else the Appliance Technician should be aware of?Customer: Not that I can think of.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Appliance Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Appliance Guru

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We recently purchased a top-of-the-line Bosch dishwasher from

We recently purchased a top-of-the-line Bosch dishwasher from Lowe's. After a wash cycle we find our dishes covered with a film of what appears to be calcium deposits. It wipes off with a dry cloth. Our old dishwasher did not do this. We have adjusted the water softener, used a booster, made sure that the rinse liquid reservoir is full before washing, etc. but nothing seems to help. Please help!

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Tyler Z.

Appliance Technician

Bachelor's Degree

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We have a 10 year old Kenmore softener, model Ultrasoft 425.

We have a 10 year old Kenmore softener, model Ultrasoft 425. My wife thinks it is not working properly. I did add some acid stuff picked up at Lowe's to recharge the resin 3-4 months ago, and it seemed to help. I checked the water from the kitchen faucet with swimming pool strips and found the total hardness to be in the low (100) range. The total alkalinity was high in the 180-240 range. Are these significant readings of our water? Our well water goes through a house filter, then the softener, then the hot water heater or cold water feed. The outside hose bibs' water is directly from the well and that water is 500+ in hardness and high in alkalinity. The pH is around 7. The hardness setting on the softener is 85. We use NaCl salt. We have a 3b2b home. Just two live here. What is the life of our softener? Get a new one? If so, which one do you recommend? Are the swimming pool strips accurate to measure the various tests?

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Billy

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State Licensed Mechanical Contractor

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I have a side by side frig model ed22rfxfw01 it has been

I have a side by side frig model ed22rfxfw01 it has been making a banging noise coming from the ice maker. could this be from an air lock in the line ?

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