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4.5 | 207 Reviews

GE® 21.7 Cu. Ft. Manual Defrost Chest Freezer

GE Appliances FCM22DLWW

Features

  • Garage Ready
  • Power Outage Promise
  • The highest rated upright and chest freezer lineup in the industry
  • Find The Right Fit

Quick Specs

  • Type: Freezer
  • Style: Chest
  • Width: 73.25"
  • Height: 33.375"
  • Depth: 33"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Refrigerator Size: 21.7 (cu. ft.)
  • Freezer Capacity: 21.7 (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 Outage Promise

In the event of a power outage, food remains frozen* 48 hours in the freezer (*temperature 32 degrees F or lower)

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The highest rated upright and chest freezer lineup in the industry

Based on aggregated ratings and review data from GEA.com and leading retail websites

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Find The Right Fit

Chest and upright freezers come in a variety of sizes to fit your needs

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Audible Temperature Alarm

The easy-to-hear alarm alerts you if the temperature rises

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Second-Level Rail

Rail allows convenient access to sliding baskets at different heights in freezer

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Exterior Power "On" Light

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

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

Power Outage Promise In the event of a power outage, food remains frozen* 48 hours in the freezer (*temperature 32 degrees F or lower)

The highest rated upright and chest freezer lineup in the industry Based on aggregated ratings and review data from GEA.com and leading retail websites

Find The Right Fit Chest and upright freezers come in a variety of sizes to fit your needs

Audible Temperature Alarm The easy-to-hear alarm alerts you if the temperature rises

Second-Level Rail Rail allows convenient access to sliding baskets at different heights in freezer

4 Customizable Dividers Provides necessary framework to organize your food in identifiable sections

Lock with Key This security feature allows you to protect your valuable food items from unintentional entry

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

5 Plastic Lift-Out, Sliding Baskets Storage baskets 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

Features

  • Garage Ready
  • Power Outage Promise
  • The highest rated upright and chest freezer lineup in the industry
  • Find The Right Fit
  • Audible Temperature Alarm
  • Second-Level Rail
  • 4 Customizable Dividers
  • Lock with Key
  • Exterior Power "On" Light
  • 5 Plastic Lift-Out, Sliding Baskets
  • Adjustable Temperature Control
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 21.7
Freezer Capacity 21.66
FILTER
App Filter - Defrost Type Manual
App Filter - Capacity Freezer 14 cu. ft. and above
App Filter - Product Type Freezer Chest
APPEARANCE
Handle Color-Matched
Color Appearance White
Textured Steel Case & Lid Yes
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
POWER / RATINGS
Volts/Hertz/Amps 115V;60Hz
ECONOMICAL / QUIET
Insulation (Cabinet & Lid) Foam
Wrap Around Evaporator Yes
Wrap Around Condenser Yes
Cabinet Liner Textured Aluminum
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 190.0
Side Air Clearances 2.0
Overall Depth 33.0
Back Air Clearances 2.0
Height w/Lid Open 64.25
Overall Width 73.25
Overall Height 33.375
Approximate Shipping Weight 232.0
FEATURES
Power "ON" Light Yes
Refrigerant Type R134A
Audible Temp. Alarm with Light and Reset button
Interior Lighting LED
Garage Ready Yes
Defrost Type Manual
Temperature Control Adjustable
Bulk Storage Basket (5) Slide-Out (3 Upper, 2 Lower)
Divider 2 Long, 2 Short
Lock with Self-Ejecting Key
Defrost Water Drain Yes
Second Level Rail Yes
Product Type Chest

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Freezer
  • Style: Chest

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 73.25"
  • Height: 33.375"
  • Depth: 33"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

  • Capacity

  • Refrigerator Size: 21.7 (cu. ft.)
  • Freezer Capacity: 21.7 (cu. ft.)
  • WiFi Connected: No

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4.5 out of 5

89% of reviewers recommend this product.

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No damage

Retired and loving every 5/12/2022

So far working as expected. The Lowe's delivery crew delivered the item unscathed.
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5 Stars

What a freezer !!

Surferpete 5/2/2022

This freezer was everything I hoped for. I recently completed a several month endeavor of raising a Black Angus steer, and splitting the cost and yield with my brothers. This freezer was imperative in being able to store and allocate a Full "dressed" steer so that we were able to keep all our products organized. Not to mention it keeps Ice cream free of freezer burn despite sometimes being in the freezer for a few weeks. I love my GE cabinet freezer. The cost seems to be about $16.00 per month to run….well worth the cost of about $0.53 / day to run !!
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4 Stars

Great unit so far

Talon300 4/14/2022

So far, works as it is supposed to. Do wish it came with more baskets and double the divider parts.
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5 Stars

Wonderful choice

Lisaandcal 4/12/2022

We love this freezer it has everything you need oodles of room and it's just awesome it's the perfect freezer highly recommend it
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5 Stars

Love the baskets and bottom dividers

Demm 3/20/2022

Love how much room there is and the lid seals tightly
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5 Stars

Good looking unit

EdnaM 3/20/2022

Installed today without difficulty. Easy to load, I especially like the dividers sent with the freezer for separating foods on the floor of the freezer. As I wasn't aware that they were coming with the unit, I made good use of them when loading my foods. Looking forward to a no problem future with this freezer.
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5 Stars

Love the baskets

Josenkat 3/19/2022

This is a wonderful freezer. We really like the included baskets and the dividers for the bottom. Makes things much easier to find. We accidentally unplugged it for 2 days and it maintained temperature that whole time in our garage.
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5 Stars

Great Features

Pappy01 3/15/2022

Really like the 5 removable baskets, makes it very easy to load and locate items in the freezer.
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5 Stars

Perfect size

Fam Freezer 3/14/2022

This is the perfect size to hold a whole beef. The baskets will help with oraganization.
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5 Stars

Awesome freezer

Di buck 3/8/2022

Happy with my purchase and love it would buy again if needed
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Yes, I recommend this product

5 Stars

Great chest freezer

Winter22 2/21/2022

Love it , everything the lid stays open, there is a light to see inside, love the dividers and baskets to keep things separate and organized.
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5 Stars

Great upgrade.

66 meat storage 2/5/2022

From the sliding baskets to the hood light, everything is has described. Replaced standup freezer. No frost on sides very quiet.
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5 Stars

pERFECT

Muggsy54 2/4/2022

Just love it! I love all the bins and all the room! It will suit my needs for a long time to come. Goes well with all my other GE products !
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5 Stars

Great GE Freezer

tr56 1/29/2022

Large capacity with baskets that make it easier to see what is in the freezer.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great products

Chichekwas 1/23/2022

The chest freezer met and surpassed my expectations. I love the trays that help you organize your freezer and it is very very roomy. Great buy
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5 Stars

Happy so far!

KJ258 1/18/2022

This freezer is huge, but still easy to keep organized with the dividers and sliding baskets. I am finding it easier to see the contents than I could in my upright freezer, which I did not expect.
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4 Stars

Spacious equipped with nice trays and spacers.

Nioola 1/7/2022

So far it's good. I just got it today. I need more time to know is I like it or not.
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5 Stars

So far it's great

Hunter7913 1/4/2022

This is replacing a 20 year old chest freezer that was also a GE product that still works! I have high hopes for this new one as well. Love the dividers and slider bins
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4 Stars

Wonderful

Qumquat 12/31/2021

Very roomy and plenty of baskets to keep items separated.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

nice freezer

trh67 12/27/2021

So far (3 weeks) no issues. Like the baskets for sorting different foods. But do have issues with this web site, where is the vertical scroll bar?
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4 Stars

Great organizing

JimmyG53 12/25/2021

The two rows of baskets and bottom dividers make organizing a snap
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Awesome!!

Ike007 12/24/2021

Came as advertised. Reasonably priced too. Would highly recommend.
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4 Stars

almost a 5

myfreeze 12/17/2021

1) screw in handle broken on deliver, and 2) delivery guys were sloppy. But, the freezer is AWESOME.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Works perfectly

irret1957 12/4/2021

We had an ancient chest freezer. We chose this freezer as a replacement. Delivery was quicker than I expected. Set up was easy. The baskets are a nice addition although you can get more in the freezer without them.
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5 Stars

CHEST FREZER

JACQUEJOHN 11/29/2021

Works great, perfect size, like baskets works great for my business of keeping samples
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Freezer

Manzi1963 11/22/2021

This freezer replaces a old chest model Seems well built, baskets are a nice feature
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5 Stars

A very top quality appliance!

Cody Cook 11/19/2021

This is great product. It works properly like it specifies. I really like the heavy duty trays that slide for optimal storage and access to the entire freezer. This is also an Energy Star appliance so yearly energy costs are minimal. I previously purchased a Criterion chest freezer from Menards because it was on sale and in stock but it lasted 3 months and quit working. I decided to go with a reputable brand name appliance this time and will never buy an appliance from Menards again.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Love the light and baskets are not cheap and flims

Scott 73 11/16/2021

Streamline for a big freezer the light is awesome and so are the baskets.everything has its place.no digging down.
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4 Stars

Slight Amount of Frost on Rear Seal

Steve529 11/16/2021

The freezer works, well, is quiet, and holds an amount of food that I expected. The slight ding of my review is the frost deposits on the center of the rear seal
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3 Stars

Lid won't stay open

Mogulmasher 11/8/2021

After a few months the lid won't stay up. Hinges are non adjustable and require replacement but that doesn't seem to help for long.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Door will not stay open

Gregorovich 11/4/2021

I do not have a problem with it other than the door; it may be a good product but the door will not stay open comes down on my head when I'm looking for things I had a service technician out to look at it and they said the four hinges need to be replaced I don't think that's the problem I think there should be an adjustment on the hinges you can tighten to keep the door open , so now they're going to have to come out and put on new hinges and I don't think it's going to fix it they also said it was because it was out of level but I think it is pretty level and I think the hinges are just not strong enough for this door
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4 Stars

We love all to room that we have to store our food

Reecer 10/31/2021

As of right now we like it, but we will see in the future how long this one will last. It seem like the ones that was made in the passed lasted for years and years and years, and now in these times 5 to 10 years is the life of a appliance.
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5 Stars

Excellent Freezer

Joe221 10/29/2021

This freezer is excellent. It's exactly what I was looking for. It has plenty of room, sliding trays, a nice LED light and it only took about 2 hours for the temperature to adjust to 0°.
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5 Stars

Roomy Freezer with Spacers for Easy Access

Bob and Char 10/26/2021

Our old freezer was on its last legs...We received our GE Freezer yesterday....we are EXTREMELY happy...it is very roomy and we absolutely LOVE the spacers to keep common foods together making it easy to find various items...
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5 Stars

Right Size

Stampguy 10/22/2021

The freezer has the features we were looking for, including the 2 rows of baskets which makes it easier to separate everything inside.
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1 Stars

It freezes things

Suebuck 10/21/2021

I have a lemon. Cover does not stay up. It's a real hazard. Hinges have been replaced twice. It did not help.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Reliable Performance

CCSTP 10/20/2021

We've had it plugged in and running for a long time. Still going strong
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Yes, I recommend this product

5 Stars

Very efficient

Lizetta 10/19/2021

GE products have the best quality. Products bought for over 59 years
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Nice freezer!

Foodie Guy 10/16/2021

Lots of space and works like a charm. The cord is very short and we had to have an electrician come install a new outlet for it. Other than that-it's awesome.
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5 Stars

Great so far

farmgate62 10/15/2021

Been running for one month. Transferred frozen goods from 40 year old J C Penny 20 cu ft model to the new one. Filled it up with nice baskets to separate foods.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Organization

Thedarmerswife 10/13/2021

Love the organization possibilities & features of this freezer!!
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5 Stars

Great freezer

Erik235 10/9/2021

Sure it's a bit more expensive, but the capacity and features really justify it. Compared to the smaller options the organization built in makes it markedly more usable. The internal LED lighting and alarms are likewise great features in use.
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5 Stars

Great Freezer

DonnieDowStreet12 10/4/2021

Love the size and the drawers that came with it. Would reccommend!
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5 Stars

LOVE IT

Bonnygirl 10/1/2021

I bought one two years ago for my father's ranch. Loved it so much, bought one for our home. It is roomy and has five bins that are so useful. No more rummaging through frozen packages looking for what I need, which seems to always be on the bottom of freezer. Great product.
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4 Stars

Baskets are nice for even food distribution.

JP78 9/30/2021

Lid doesn't seem to fit real tight as there is a this layer of ice around the lid seal. Temperature holds well though.
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5 Stars

Love the size and all the baskets

CATNESS 9/30/2021

Great freezer and love how many baskets there are.
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4 Stars

Lots of Room!

L631 9/26/2021

This freezer is huge! It has so much space it's amazing. So far we can fit a whole pig, deer, and a beef in it! I love all of the storage baskets. They really help in keeping it organized.
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5 Stars

Excellent freezer

Hunner23 9/24/2021

We needed a bigger freezer for our house and this fit the bill. Like the separators that you use on the bottom so stuff doesn't get all mixed around
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5 Stars

Love it!

TuneMan 9/23/2021

Lots of space, Easy to locate items at the bottom.
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5 Stars

Great Freezer

Bec15985 9/22/2021

I love the freezer so far, I've only had it for a month. It's in the garage which is not temperature controlled. It's been very hot and humid outside but the freezer has kept all the food frozen. It's very quiet, the freezer is huge and holds a lot of food. I like the drawers to help keep small items together and organized.
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