GE® 14.9 Cu. Ft. Manual Defrost Chest Freezer FCM15PUWW user guide

Adjustable temperature control.
Consumer Support

This electronic temperature control is located on the front of the freezer door. The temperature is factory-preset to provide satisfactory food storage temperatures. To adjust the temperature setting, press Colder to decrease temperatures and Warmer to increase temperatures. Allow several hours for the temperature to stabilize between adjustments.

To turn the freezer off, press Warmer until the display reads 0. To turn the freezer on, press

Colder until the display shows 4 or the desired

To lock the controls, press Alarm Reset for

3 seconds. The display will read L. To unlock the controls, press Alarm Reset for 3 seconds.

The display will read U and then display the current temperature.

Troubleshooting Tips

Electronic Temperature Control (some Upright Frost-Free models)

Installation

Instructions

Electromechanical Temperature Control (Chest and some Upright models)

The electromechanical temperature control is preset to give satisfactory food storage temperatures. It is adjustable to provide a range of temperatures. Allow several hours for the temperature to stabilize between adjustments.

Operating Instructions

Starting the Freezer

1 Clean the inside of the freezer with a mild solution of baking soda and water (see Care and Cleaning).

2 Connect cord to power outlet.

3 On models with a Temperature Monitor or High-Temp Alarm Switch, set the switch to the OFF position.

4 Make sure the temperature control is set at 4.

5 Allow freezer to operate for at least four hours before placing food inside.

6 On models with a Temperature Monitor or High-Temp Alarm Switch, set the switch to the ON position.

Safety Instructions

About the operation of your freezer.

Convertible Freezer/Refrigerator (some Upright Frost-Free models)

The convertible model can operate as either a refrigerator or a freezer. The selection is made using the switch at the back of the unit marked F and R. With the switch in the F position, the freezer controls below this switch and to the left become active. With the switch in the R position, the refrigerator controls below this switch and to the right become active. Placing the switch in the middle position will turn off the unit completely and will disable all cooling functions.

The temperature on this model is preset. To adjust the temperature, push the UP button for warmer and the DOWN button for cooler temperatures. Allow several hours for the temperature to stabilize between adjustments.

When in the refrigerator mode, the Freeze

Control Feature maintains proper interior refrigerator temperature even if placed in an area where the temperature is 10F (-12C).

High-Temp Alarm Switch (on some models)

An alarm will sound if the freezer temperature reaches unsafe levels. The alarm operates on household electricity. If the power fails, the alarm will not perform.

An ON/OFF switch allows the temperature alarm to be deactivated if desired. The freezer is shipped with the switch in the OFF position.

After the freezer has run long enough to lower the temperature, you may set the switch to the ON position.

Located on back of lid.

CAUTION: Adding more than 3 pounds

(1.5 kg) of warm food per cubic foot of freezer capacity can trigger the alarm.

To activate the alarm, set the switch to the

ON position.

To deactivate the alarm, set the switch to the OFF position.

Troubleshooting Tips

Installation

Instructions

Operating Instructions

Safety Instructions

About the operation of your freezer.

Electronic Temperature Alarm (some Electronic Chest models)

This feature is designed to provide a warning if the inside temperature reaches an unsafe level. The Temp Alarm feature operates on household electricity. It will not function if household electricity is interrupted.

Consumer Support

When the freezer is initially plugged in, the red Temp Alarm indicator light blinks. The indicator light will continue to blink until the freezer has reached a safe freezing temperature. If a malfunction causes an unsafe temperature inside the freezer, the red light will blink and the buzzer will sound.

To silence the buzzer, press the ALARM OFF button. The indicator light will continue to blink until a safe freezing temperature is again reached. If the problem is not solved within twelve (12) hours, the buzzer will turn on again. If the ALARM OFF button is not pressed, the buzzer will turn itself off automatically after 48 hours, but the red

Temp Alarm light will continue to blink.

Power-On Light (on some models)

The Power-On Light indicates that the freezer is properly connected to the electrical power