Rated 3.5 out of 5Â by 39
Rated 3 out of 5Â by Trmmrusr Okay, but not the best design
I installed this about 2 years ago. It filters well and has not leaked. However, we have to replace the entire unit now because it no longer passes water through. With the second set of filters we started getting reduced/no flow and it would make loud hammering noises. Turns out the little plastic cams on the filters that push the plastic valve in the housing in to open the flow are not tall/robust enough (see picture). Temporary solution is to pinch them up with pliers, but eventually they wear again and water stops flowing before the filter should be replaced. Now there is something wrong with the plastic valves in the housing (see other picture), so no matter what, it won't open enough to flow. Still, it's not too bad a value if it lasts two years. They should sell just the housing separately, or make the valves and cams out of metal, then it would be a better value.
November 12, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5Â by JoeInVaBeach Good Unit with a Fatal Flaw
As was highlighted in the review "Okay, but not the best design", the biggest problem with this unit is the spring valves. If you have a bad valve, it causes a horrible hammering sound as the valve vibrates when the faucet is on. After reading that review, I fiddled with the valve on the inlet side and got it freed up enough to where the hammering went away... for now.
In the end, I'll probably end up drilling that valve out. The hard part will be keeping the plastic shavings out of the housing so I hope my temporary fix lasts for a bit.
Other than that, the unit is great! No leaks, easily replaced filters and the water tastes clean.
April 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5Â by walle Excellent
It is nice to get at home pure and clear water, easy to install.....
April 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5Â by Rosserver Great Faucet, weak filter housing
I have used this happily for years, upgrade filters are available and make this a great value!
After 4 or 5 filter replacements the tabs wore down and it would not give water. I drilled out the check valve (the X shaped part in the second picture) and it works great. I do have to shut off the water to change the cartridge, but I didn't even know it had a check valve until it broke.
January 20, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5Â by JH77 Don't buy this if you want something that will last
As others have experienced, I've had to replace this product due to the plastic tabs wearing down and closing off the valves. This does not bode well for any quick change filter product from GE. I refuse to purchase or recommend such a product. I reused the faucet and tubing with the replacement by using some quick connects from the fittings section. Good riddance to this bad rubbish.
December 20, 2013