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4.7 | 773 Reviews

GE® 5.0 Cu. Ft. Manual Defrost Chest Freezer

GE Appliances FCM5SKWW

Features

  • Garage ready
  • Power "On" light
  • Lift-out, sliding bulk storage basket
  • Adjustable temperature control

Quick Specs

  • Type: Freezer
  • Style: Chest
  • Width: 29"
  • Height: 33 1/2"
  • Depth: 21"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Refrigerator Size: 5 (cu. ft.)
  • WiFi Connected: No

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Garage ready

GE freezers are tested to perform from 0°F to 110°F

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Power "On" light

Easily see if the freezer is working without having to open the door

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Lift-out, sliding bulk storage basket

Offers flexibility to organize and store favorite foods for quick, easy access

Garage ready GE freezers are tested to perform from 0°F to 110°F

Power "On" light Easily see if the freezer is working without having to open the door

Lift-out, sliding bulk storage basket Offers flexibility to organize and store favorite foods for quick, easy access

Adjustable temperature control Easy to use controls to select the temperature for your needs

Recessed handles A streamlined design offers a clean appearance

Upfront defrost water drain Conveniently located to easily drain water during defrosting

Manual defrost Manually defrost the freezer on your schedule

Features

  • Garage ready
  • Power "On" light
  • Lift-out, sliding bulk storage basket
  • Adjustable temperature control
  • Recessed handles
  • Upfront defrost water drain
  • Manual defrost
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 5.0
Freezer Capacity 5.03
FILTER
App Filter - Defrost Type Manual
App Filter - Capacity Freezer Less than 14 cu. ft.
App Filter - Product Type Freezer Chest
APPEARANCE
Handle Recessed
Color Appearance White
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
ECONOMICAL / QUIET
Insulation (Cabinet & Lid) Foam
Wrap Around Evaporator Yes
Wrap Around Condenser Yes
Cabinet Liner Metal
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 63.0
Side Air Clearances 3.0
Overall Depth 21.25
Back Air Clearances 3.0
Height w/Lid Open 53.0
Overall Width 28.75
Overall Height 33.5
Approximate Shipping Weight 69.0
FEATURES
Power "ON" Light Yes
Garage Ready Yes
Defrost Type Manual
Temperature Control Adjustable
Bulk Storage Basket (1) Slide-Out, Wire
Defrost Water Drain Yes
Product Type Chest

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Freezer
  • Style: Chest

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 29"
  • Height: 33 1/2"
  • Depth: 21"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

  • Capacity

  • Refrigerator Size: 5 (cu. ft.)
  • WiFi Connected: No

4.7 out of 5

96% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

Perfect size!

MD87 2/19/2021

So far so good, very spacious inside holds a lot more than expected. It is also space saving, not too big and doesn't take up too much space in your house.
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5 Stars

Great little freezer.

GC63 2/17/2021

Great little freezer. Quite spacious inside and don't take up too much space.
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5 Stars

Perfect for my needs

Shellygurl66 2/16/2021

We brought this garage ready chest freezer to have extra storage for larger items that take up too much space in our french door refrigerator freezer. It is perfect and has done a great job thus far keeping our refrigerator freezer neat and free of packing too many items in it.
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5 Stars

Love!

Thriftyspender 2/14/2021

Just installed and love the extra freezer space. Don't know how I lived without it! No need to pay for shipping. Best Buy store pickup was very easy and it easily fits into a mini-van.
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4 Stars

Size is perfect!

Organicallytaylored 2/14/2021

I am enjoying my new freezer. My main freezer is not so packed now. The deep freezer is a great size. I appreciate the rack for the smaller items.
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5 Stars

Small but effective

Slimph 2/12/2021

Love the freezer and fits nicely in small spaces!!
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5 Stars

Works fine

Seatt Joe 2/11/2021

Only had it two weeks but does what it's supposed to. Nothing fancy but affordable and a good medium size.
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5 Stars

Great fit for the room we had.

DurangoDuk 2/11/2021

The freezer made it to 0 degrees in a few hours, and it will hold about the same amount as a side by side at 5.0 cu ft, except without all the shelf compartments.
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4 Stars

Mostly great

Bob48 2/10/2021

This freezer is working well for us. It has more space than I expected. One issue we've had is that even though it is relatively quiet, it transmits that noise through the walls and floor to the adjacent rooms. I solved that by putting a thick piece of carpet pad and carpet under it. It would have been great if it had come with sound absorbing pads for the feet of the freezer so I didn't have to improvise. The other thing I wish it had was more than one freezer basket, even if that was an option that I needed to pay for. I'm looking for baskets that will work.
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5 Stars

Works perfect

TMacaroni 2/10/2021

Great product at a great price. Keeps the food frozen - how about that!
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4 Stars

Great freezer.

kidbig 2/9/2021

Very easy to move about, plenty of room for our family. I wish the cord was a little longer.
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5 Stars

It is the perfect size to meet our needs

Jorjmor 2/9/2021

Nice product fair price decent quality and just the right size
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5 Stars

Great

El nuevo frizer 2/8/2021

The frigidaire we got is, great it's gets the job done.
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5 Stars

A functional freezer

Alan 21 2/7/2021

I needed a small freezer that would fit in my basement. I selected the above model because it fulfilled our needs especially in this pandemic periods when one attempts to go to the supermarket only on occasions. The freeze permits us to maximize these trips.
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5 Stars

Very quiet

Ing21 2/6/2021

This freezer is in our kitchen and we were concerned it might be noisy but, is so quiet you don't know it's running until you look at the light on the front, which verifies it's operating. So nice to have the extra freezer space as my fridge freezer is not big enough for the family.
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5 Stars

Well built!

RB2021 2/5/2021

Nice solid appliance, looking forward to testing out the garagre ready feature agains south Texas weather.
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5 Stars

Great layout and function third one we owned

recon1 2/4/2021

We like GE p[products for their simplicity and ease of use
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5 Stars

good cheep way to keep food. USA made

farmer rog 2/3/2021

A great way to keep food for a long time. non self defrost. I bought 2 of them .
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5 Stars

Great product

Belgay 2/3/2021

Just what we were looking for. A reliable freezer that meets all our needs and we can keep in our garage.
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5 Stars

Works great!

Trvlbuddy 2/3/2021

Thus freezer was the perfect size for me, and doesn't take up much space but holds a lot. Purchase this freezer you won't be disappointed!
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5 Stars

Size we wanted

MelandBarb 2/2/2021

Needed freezer that could be put in garage that has NO heat.
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5 Stars

compact and useful

dalabera 2/2/2021

Love the new freezer. It allows us to offload heavy items from our refrigerator and put them in this compact freezer. Good buy.
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1 Stars

HORRIBLE...LASTED LESS THAN 1 YEAR

CaptHam 2/2/2021

HORRIBLE...LASTED LESS THAN 1 YEAR Had the unit for less than 1 year. The freezer stopped working and I called GE but they were CLOSED for the holiday and did not open until the following Monday. When I called on Monday, it was now past my 365 days, so my product was no longer under warranty. The tech called me after I set up a repair appointment and said he did not even have parts for my model, and the service call was $100...so lost $100 in food and now no freezer. Without parts to repair my unit I would not recommend anyone buying something that can not be fixed.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Excelent product

Vilmin 1/31/2021

I like this product for it's size, energy savings, and because GE us a well-known brand.
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5 Stars

Just the right size

Sandyheube 1/31/2021

Just the right size - can actually buy more items in bulk when they are on sale.
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5 Stars

Very Cold, Very Spacious

ConservationTx 1/30/2021

Bought this to store my yearly meat intake of wild game... perfect for this purpose and is big enough for other veggies and frozen goods as well. A much better solution than overflowing your main freezer and annoying the rest of the household when they don't have space for ice cream!
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5 Stars

Great Little Freezer

FreezerMan1000 1/30/2021

We bought this for frozen meals after our first child was born - and for freezing veggies from the garden - stays strong in the unconditioned garage - compact and stores a good amount
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4 Stars

Freezer

Sesisk 1/30/2021

It was a great fit for the space we had. Needed something smaller for overflow from our new refrigerator freezer.
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5 Stars

Perfect size

Hollydix 1/29/2021

Fits perfectly is compact. Easy to reach on and out. Good purchase
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5 Stars

Needed appliance

gwdriver1 1/28/2021

The freezer is the correct size for our family. It is something we should have purchased years ago as it is functioning exactly as we need it to in the purpose we needed it for.
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5 Stars

Excellent Garage Ready Freezer!

Jsjs3311 1/27/2021

Finally able to buy this GE freezer chest after waiting for so long, high demand during this pandemic. Works great, just plug in and ready. Pleasantly surprised how much food this freezer can hold.
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5 Stars

Works in colder ambient temps

gnotes 1/27/2021

Perfect solution to store frozen necessities "outside" where the ambient temp is below freezing.
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Yes, I recommend this product

4 Stars

good features

PWPR37 1/24/2021

We travel every 6 months and needed a small chest freezer to store food for when we come back. It fits in the garage nicely. Our one concern was that the refrigerant has changed because of environmental concerns. Freon was exchanged for a flammable gas, an ethane form. If it leaks it will settle low to the ground rather than rise into the atmosphere. One concern replaced with another.
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5 Stars

Great freezer for the garage

19Ron 1/24/2021

I bought this freezer for the garage beings it is "Garage Readt". Perfect for my needs.
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5 Stars

So far, so great!

Rin8 1/24/2021

This freezer is the perfect size for my space, and yet it holds a lot of food! It is not silent but pretty darn quiet when running. It is above or exceeds my expectations.
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5 Stars

perfect for the two of us.

pammyb 1/23/2021

This is a perfect size for two people. Our refrigerator/freezer is just way too small and we needed some extra space. It's great for the overflow and holds a lot. I do wish it had more than one basket or some kind of shelf in there but it's great regardless. could also use an internal light.
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4 Stars

Good amount of space considering how compact it is

Capt_Ahab 1/22/2021

Buying a chest freezer is a good option if you are looking to save electricity as the cold doesn't run out when you open the lid. That being said, the only downside (with any chest freezer) is trying to find the food you placed in there. Overall, this freezer seems like a good pick as it doesn't take up much space in the house and it helps a lot with some of the newer refrigerators that don't have much freezer space. One thing I did notice is that there is some slight frost buildup on the inside of the unit after about a month of use. It does have a built-in drain in case you need to ever defrost it however I'm hoping this won't be necessary for several years. If you aren't concerned about searching for your food now and again and want to save on energy costs, I would highly recommend this freezer.
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4 Stars

Too early to know

SCDUCKMD 1/20/2021

It's working great. I look forward to decades to good service.
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5 Stars

Excellent chest freezer

34VI 1/20/2021

Excellent chest freezer, compact, attractive, quiet. I only wish it had additional, removable upper baskets for smaller items.
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5 Stars

Great freezer for its size

JulieAZ 1/20/2021

This is a small freezer but it is surprisingly roomy. Holds a good amount of food and keeps the food at a good temperature.
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1 Stars

Brand New, Doesn't Work

palawajoko 1/20/2021

It runs audibly, but does not freeze or even cool. Warranty covered service by a technician, who said it couldn't be repaired because everything's soldered together. So keep in mind if something goes wrong with yours, you're probably facing total replacement. GE is helping me with that now.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

great so far

myaple 1/20/2021

I've been making big recipes since COVID and needed the ability to freeze surpluses. This unit seems perfect for that. A good review from Consumer Reports persuaded me to purchase. Hope it lasts.
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5 Stars

Love It

PuddinTe 1/20/2021

Lots of room! Quiet! Glad to have this GE freezer for stocking up foods I enjoy.
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4 Stars

Right size for our use

Bob2102 1/19/2021

Big enough for our family of 3. Runs very quietly.
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5 Stars

Size Perfect.

Grambam 1/18/2021

We needed a freezer in the garage that worked when it was lower than freezing out. This was perfect for what we wanted for a 2 person household.
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5 Stars

Lives up to Its Ratings!

Psychoman23 1/17/2021

We bought this mini freezer because of its high ratings by Consumer Reports. It has performed up to expectations. It is super quiet and maintains a steady temperature. The wife was pleasantly surprise with its capactity
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5 Stars

Perfect size!

Barbara72 1/15/2021

This freezer is perfect for my needs, space for overflow from the small freezer in my fridge.. Looks great and doesn't have a huge footprint.
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5 Stars

So much space, it's amazing for the price.

Saylavee415 1/15/2021

We had to buy another freezer, do to COVID reasons. we needed a little extra space for all our frozen items. Product is amazing.
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5 Stars

Good little freezer

Xfinity1 1/13/2021

Perfect size for extra frozen food from my refrigerator. And it's made for garage temperatures
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5 Stars

Good little freezer

FolkFan 1/13/2021

This compact freezer does what it's supposed to do. There's a good amount of storage space inside. You do have to reach down pretty far to get things from the bottom, but hey, it's just a big cold box without bells and whistles, and it's reasonably priced.
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