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Freezers

GE FUM21SVR[WW]
 
Approximate retail price:
$750
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
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Type: Manual-defrost upright freezers
About - GE FUM21SVR[WW]

The GE FUM21SVR[WW] is part of the freezer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, freezer models like the FUM21SVR[WW] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Temperature performance:
Temperature performance combines results of several tests that measured how closely the manufacturer's recommended settings matched the ideal temperature at 0 degrees Fahrenheit and how well a model kept optimum temperatures in all parts of the freezer despite constant changes in room temperature ranging from 55 degrees Fahrenheit to 110 degrees Fahrenheit.

Energy efficiency:
Energy efficiency reflects energy use for the usable volume (our measurement) based on average energy costs.

Noise:
Noise level was measured when the compressor started up and during steady running. Subjective judgments by a panel of listeners supplemented our noise-meter readings.

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About This Brand

Like most of the major brands, GE offers a wide range of products in both chest and upright configurations with a concentration in manual-defrost models. Sizes range from 5 to 25 cubic feet; prices range from $200 to $850. GE freezers are sold at Home Depot, Walmart, Best Buy, price clubs and independent appliance dealers.

Features & Specs - GE FUM21SVR[WW]
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 20.6
info Consumer Reports measured (cu. ft.) 17.8
info Power on light Yes
info Interior light Yes
info HxWxD (in.) 72 x 32 x 29
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User Reviews - GE FUM21SVR[WW]
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(33 of 36 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
faulty
7/9/2010
Pros
Cons
Defective
Best Uses
Comment:
Brought this home in December for use in the Spring. When I plugged it in it didn't chill. At all. [...] GE customer service paying lip service, but can't find a servicer in my area and therefore appear to be paralyzed. They decided to send me a new compressor, but what the heck am I supposed to do with that without a technician to put it in????
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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