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My FUF 14SVARWW freezer stopped working. I could tell yesterday that power was reaching the freezer by the lights blinking on the control panel for "high temp" and "door open". The compressor was not turning on and the interior light was not coming on when the door was opened. I haven't been able to locate any fuses. There isn't an on/off switch on the front grill. And it won't reset when the reset button is pushed. I have tried to turn it off then back on again by pushing the "warmer" "cooler" buttons as the manual suggests. Nothing! Is this a compressor, control panel, or fuse problem? How often does the problem reoccur if repaired?

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I got delivery today for the same freezer and had the same question.
I just called GE's customer service number (800-626-2005) and the agent told me that GE uses this button panel (which has the green on/off light switch, the two white switches, and the round control dial) for all or most of its freezers. But the buttons do not do anything on the 5 cubic foot chest freezer. They are not connected to anything and are non-active buttons. On other freezer models above this one, the two switches serve a purpose, but not the 5CF model. This is a simple, inexpensive freezer and it doesn't have bells and whistles--but it does have the same control panel as the multi-feature freezers. Hope that helps.

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Posted on May 27, 2010

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