GE® FCM7SUWW 7.0 Cu. Ft. Manual Defrost Chest Freezer

Lift-Out Sliding Bulk Storage Baskets : Adjustable Temp Control

Lift-Out Sliding Bulk Storage Baskets : Adjustable Temp Control

The FCM7SUWW chest freezer from GE targets people who are single, those who live alone, and those who have a small family. The 7.0 Cu. ft. storage capacity is enough to hold your essential food products, and keep them organized. An electronic panel is used to configure temperature levels of the freezer from outside, making it easier for you to adjust your desired settings without opening the lid.

Provided with two storage baskets, this 7.0 cubic feet freezer allows organizing of frozen food items. It has an adjustable temperature control and a power on light, which indicates if the freezer is running. This freezer should be manually defrosted and cleaned with the help of its Defrost Water Drain.

    Interior Features

  • The The freezer's wide chest is ideal for freezing boxed goods like ice cream and large pieces of meat. Its size allows effortless loading and unloading and accessibility.
  • Food that comes in smaller packages can be stored in the freezer's two storage baskets. These large baskets slide across the freezer and are removable, too. They are useful in keeping things in the freezer in order.
  • Textured aluminum material lines the freezer cabinet, and foam is used in insulating both the cabinet and lid. This insulation keeps the temperature at the right level. It keeps the freezer from releasing annoying noise, too.
  • Its defrost setting is designed to be of a manual nature. There is no special control in the electronic panel for defrosting and cleaning. As the owner, you are responsible for cleaning the freezer in the old-fashioned way.
  • A drainage system is located below the body of the freezer. It can hold a large amount of water that results from the defrosting process.
  • Insulators, condensers, and evaporators are built-in inside the machine. These are lined within the body of the freezer to make sure that the level of frost is equal throughout the whole area.

      Exterior Features

  • GE's FCM7SUWW is available in white.
  • Its lid is quite light and easy to lift with its recessed handle. Its edges are lined with magnetic gaskets and foam to ensure that the lid can be shut tight and will not damage itself from hard closings.
  • An electric control panel is found in front of the entire freezer. This panel comprises of a digital display and a knob for adjusting temperature settings.
  • This unit is 37 inches wide and requires at least 3î side and back clearances for proper air circulation. A recessed handle is used for a flawless appearance.
  • It has a flat-top lid, which can be used as extra counter space whenever needed. The freezer's body is protected with a baked-on paint finish and could possibly last for years by giving it proper care.
  • At the bottom part of the freezer is the temperature control knob. The indicator light is placed right next to the control knob. Temperature setting can be done with a simple turn of the knob.
  • The freezer's defrost water drain is set near the control panel. It is easy to use: simply pull out the drain plug and cap then let the water out.

      Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 22 Inches
    Height: 33 1/4 Inches
    Width: 37 Inches
    Total Volume: 7.0 cu ft


  • The freezer can easily be moved around because it is light.
  • It is very affordable.
  • The model is said to be very durable and stylish.
  • It is not high-maintenance and requires no additional costs.
  • The model consumes little energy, enough to reduce electricity charges.
  • Adjustable temperature can be set easily with a turn of the dial.
  • Organizing items is made possible with the freezer's two bulk storage baskets.
  • A drain is strategically located in the front for trouble-free draining.
  • It holds a lot of food without using up much space.
  • The walls are properly insulated to keep the temperature at the right level.


  • Like with most chest freezers, retrieving food at the bottom of the unit is tricky.
  • Food items are more difficult to organize even with the provided baskets.
  • Unlike freezers with an automatic defrosting system, defrosting this unit will take a lot of time to finish.
  • Item retrieval needed a lot of bending down and pulling out of contents.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes

  • light
  • easily fits in a household
  • affordable
  • durable
  • stylish design
  • simple to operate
  • not difficult to setup
  • energy efficient
  • quiet operation

  • small food storage
  • prone to disorganization
  • not for large families
  • can't easily be found
  • few features
  • no interior lighting
  • no childlock feature

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    Jan 28, 2011
    good little freezer
    by: Anonymous

    The GE FCM7UWW is a pretty good little freezer that holds 7.0 cubic feet of stuff.

    I originally bought this unit to keep in my garage. I wanted to keep the deer and squirrels that I hunt out there so we would have extra food.

    I have to say this little machine does it's job without an issue over the last year or so we have owned it. It even worked when I had to move and keep in the house. Installing it was pretty quick, very plug and play.

    I liked the color since it went with all my items in my kitchen. The sound is pretty good, you don't notice that it's there most of the time. Only gets loud when it is very warm in the house. I think that's because it has to work extra hard in the summer. I don't have AC so that would quite it down if you have that.

    The two things I do have a issue with this machine are, not energy star compliant. I couldn't get the government rebate on this machine because it wasn't a energy star unit.

    The second issue I have with this machine is if you live where I do, southern Florida. You will have some frost issues with the machine. This is due to the humidity in the air gets stuck in there and freezes up. Overall this is a pretty good machine with lots of storage if you need to store a couple weeks extra food.

    ? Very easy to install and doesnt need a drip pan.
    ? Keeps all the food very frozen and no warm spots found in the machine.

    ? I don't like it when it has to work a lot in the summer and it gets loud sometimes.
    ? I wish I could have had a rebate for this machine from the government.

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