Question about GE 5 cu. ft. / 142 liter Chest Freezer FCM5SMWH

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Freezer cools to 48 degrees

Freezer worked for years now the coolest it will go is 48? This is a small chest freezer maybe 5 cu ft

Thermostat?

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  • B25rt Jun 02, 2010

    I also have a frost build up on the top back for about 2 feet. Never all the way across the back, just a hunk about 3" by 24 ". Thought that may be a symptom?

    Brian


  • B25rt Jun 02, 2010

    I also get a chunk of frost about 3" by 24" across the top left back wall right up under the gasket. Maybe that is a symptom?

    Thanks
    Brian

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Hi,

As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezerfreezer cools to 48 degrees - 2_bing.gif and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r3885294-refrigerator_troubleshooting

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