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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 344 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great filtering

    Posted
    SuperSoaker
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Initially was buying these filters thru Big Box Home Centers and realized that Best Buy offers them at a great price especially if your an Elite Cardholder, so this was a "No-Brainer" decision as I was saving money all the way around! You can get "knock-off" branded filters, but I've found that the GE branded filters do the job and even though they would suggest to you to change them every 6 months or so, I have no trouble getting over a year out of them and probably more, but I do write the date on the filter when I install them so I'll know when to look forward to replacing it. When your stream slows down a lot, be sure to replace it and get your flow back to a positive stream. After installing it, I typically run thru the new filter 2 quarts of water to flush out and loose sediment that might come from the charcoal filter.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Accept no substitutes

    Posted
    Elrond

    I made the mistake once of trying to save a few bucks by buying a "compatible" filter. Not only was it not shaped quite right, making it extremely difficult to install, but the filter left an off-note in the taste. I yanked it and quickly bought a real GE filter. Installation in my GE Side-by-side refrigerator is simple and the water and ice taste clean. Best Buy has an excellent price (with, as of this writing, a 19% discount if you buy two), making the difference from knockoffs negligible, especially spread out over the several-month life of the filter. Get the real thing; no regrets.

    I would recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      GE_Answers

      Hi Elrond-this is Sue from GE. We are excited you found the the easy tool-free replacement design of our water filter was simple to install and your water and ice taste "clean". It is designed and tested specifically for use in select models to filter contaminants such as lead, mercury, asbestos, select pesticides and chemicals and to filter chlorine taste and odor! Thanks for switching to GE. Enjoy!GE_Appliances

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Received Used Filter from Bestbuy

    Posted
    jpc2012
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    When my local store was out of these filters I ordered one online. The filter I received was clearly used. The plastic wrapping was open, there was not foil seal on top and the box was ripped up. I don't know what Bestbuy was thinking sending out an old used water filter instead of a new filter. Hard to trust Bestbuy going forward now.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Water Filter Replacement

    Posted
    CSLEE
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I have a GE Refridgerator and have purchased two of these filters from Best Buy. They are the best place to purchase these and they have the auto delivery option. Filters are good. I get about at least 5-6 months of use out of the filter before the change filter light comes on the fridge. Water taste fresh and clean and no cloudy water. Ice make also makes clean ice with this filter as well. Would definitely recommend to everyone

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works as it should

    Posted
    Tomkay
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    What can I say. It filters water. That being said it does a very good job of filtering tap water. I used to buy several gallon bottles a week and now I use this. And I trust the technology used in the filter. How do I know? I worked for GE water filtration for 25 years. Only took off one star because the filter is a little pricey.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Necessary Fridge Water Filter

    Posted
    WifeMotherSisterDaughter
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    This my second purchase of this filter, which is a necessary item for our refrigerator’s water dispenser system. I follow the written directions, which makes the old filter relatively easy to remove and the new one easy to install. The cost is not bad, compared to others, but that may be dependent on the type of refrigerator.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Does what it is supposed to do

    Posted
    Softball4Ever
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    The item is a refrigerator filter. What is there really to say. It fits and doesn't leak and filters water. It lasts about 6 months but I think that is just a timer on the refrigerator that is set to go off after 6 months, but there is not way to know if the filter is used up or not. All filters are too expensive for what they are but it is what it is, Best Buy has them the cheapest anywhere.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful Tasting Water

    Posted
    boysmom

    I ignored changing my filter for at least 4 months past the recommended change date. I noticed one day as I was drinking that the water wasn't tasting as good and had a slight odor- much like tap water. I went out and bought a new filter and wrote a reminder to myself on the calendar to change it when it is due. No longer will I ignore the "expiration" date on the filter!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Don't risk knockoffs

    Posted
    James
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Works great in my GE refrigerator. Water and ice taste good and that's pretty much all you want. After a couple of attempts at online stores selling what's supposed to be genuine GE product and getting generic knockoffs instead I found that BestBuy has great pricing on OEM water filters. I'm definitely buying my filters from BestBuy from now on.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    WORTH ITS PRICE

    Posted
    Mirlam
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This genuine GE filter has yet to disappoint over the many years that I've been using it to replace the previous. Nothing truly matches what is original and quality-made. Though much more expensive than available substitutes, the taste of the safer water it dispenses every time for countless times is hands-down worth its price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Better than cheap knockoffs.

    Posted
    Jimbo
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    There are cheaper versions of this filter but, they frequently are defective in some way. Either they have restricted or no flow or, the water doesn’t taste the same as through the oem filter. Best Buy carries these at a fair price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Much better!

    Posted
    Bonnie
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Tried to save money by ordering some off brand filter on-line. My refrigerator water/ice-maker stopped working and I didn't realize it was because the filter was defective-cost me $90 for a repairman. Will always buy the GE brand water filter from now on. The repairman said about half of the off-brand ones are duds.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Original GE water filter

    Posted
    duckblue
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    This is the original GE-made filter for GE refrigerators. As you'd expect from oem, it fits just right and works just like the original filter that comes with the fridge. The price was comparable to other online sites and with a bestbuy promo, I stocked up for multiple years, since the recommended interval is to change the filter annually.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great replacement cartridge

    Posted
    Klystron
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Matches old cartridge perfectly. This appears to be an authentic GE filter, not a knock-off. I purchased this on the subscription plan for a good discount compared to other places. I only use about one per year and cancel every other shipment.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good filter

    Posted
    val67
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Well, this is the original GE filter, so the quality will be there. Just wish it wasn't this expensive!!! The vehicles oil filters are way........... cheeper, and they cost not less to make. So GE makes big money selling the replacement filters for their fridges. This is a rip-off for me and a little shame for them...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This water filter is what we needed for our refrig

    Posted
    Crash
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This water filter is what we needed for our GE refrigerator. I was surprised it was not available at our local Best Buy Store. I was pleased with the free shipping after not finding at our local Best Buy Store and will order it online again from Best Buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good GE Refrigerator Filter

    Posted
    Scangen
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This GE Refrigerator Filter is easy to replace and makes a noticeable difference in the quality of taste of the water. More specifically, there is less of a chlorine taste to our water than from the faucet water. We use it for all of our drinking and cooking water.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Bait and Switch

    Posted
    BB4U
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    If you Google GE GSWF this comes up as a well priced choice from a reputable company. Unfortunately once you click to select it actually takes you to GE MSWF filter. And per B.B. website they don’t even offer the GSWF filter.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's a filter......

    Posted
    iCastle
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Works as described. Good for 6 months use. However, these are no longer available at my local Best Buy Store. I had to order and have the item shipped (Free). It was quick!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Standard water filter for fridge

    Posted
    Eyedocpa
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I drink filtered water from my fridge (quite a lot of it) so my filters are replaced about every 5-6 months. I've been buying the name brand filters every time despite the cost. BB happened to have a good deal on these filters so I bought four. Very happy with purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend