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7.1 Cu. Ft. Manual Defrost Chest Freezer

  • Power On Indicator Light lets you see status at a glance
  • Easy-access front drain makes defrosting quick and effortless
  • Removable basket allows flexibility when organizing items
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  • Water connection kit required
  • 110V-grounded, 3-prong electrical outlet
  • Water valve (shutoff) within 6 ft. of hook up
  • Measure the delivery path and new appliance area to make sure that your refrigerator will fit perfectly
  • Verify your existing electrical and water connections
  • Empty & unplug your old refrigerator

Product Overview

GE appliances provide up-to-date technology and exceptional quality to simplify the way you live. With a timeless appearance, this family of appliances is ideal for your family. And, coming from one of the most trusted names in America, you know that this entire selection of appliances is as advanced as it is practical.
  • Easy-access defrost drain - Front drain makes defrosting quick and effortless
  • Removable basket - Compartmentalize and organize food storage
  • "Power On" indicator light- Indicator light allows the user to know the freezer is operating at a glance
  • Adjustable temperature control
  • Recessed White Handle
  • Cabinet and Lid are both fully insulated
  • Approx. Dimensions: 33 1/4 H x 37 W x 21 5/8 D
  • Limited 1-year entire appliance warranty

  • California residents

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Height With Lid Open 90 Degrees (In)
Minimum Side Air Clearance (In)
Product Depth (in.)
Product Height (in.)
Product Width (in.)


Appliance Type
Chest Freezer
Bulk Storage Baskets (number)
Capacity (cu. Ft.) - Freezer
Color/Finish Family
Control Type
Defrost Type
Energy Consumption (kWh/year)
Freezer Features
Drain,Lift-Out Bulk Storage Baskets,Power On Light Indicator,Sliding-Bulk Storage Baskets
Freezer Type
Item Package Quantity
Minimum Back Air Clearance (In)
Product Weight (lb.)
77 lb
Temperature Range
-10 to 15

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Warranty Information
Limited 1-year entire appliance

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Questions & Answers


My new hotpoi t freezer doesnt run or cool. Light is on.

Asked by Jane July 10, 2021

Thank you for choosing Hotpoint! We'll be happy to help get you started. Once plugging the freezer in, turn the dial to 4 and allow 24 hours for the interior to cool. You can then adjust one setting at a time if 4 does not work for your purposes. If, after waiting 24 hours, the freezer is not cooling, please contact 1-800-432-2737 for assistance. Thanks! - John@GEAppliances

What is the difference between this model HCM7SMWW and model HHM7SMWW?

Asked by Keith May 14, 2021

Hey there, we appreciate you reaching out to us. These products are almost identical, but model HCM7SMWW has an ice scraper. We hope that helps and we're wishing you the best! - Guy@GEA

Can this chest be used in the garage?

Asked by BettyKaye May 7, 2021

Hello, We'll be happy to answer your question! This model chest freezer cannot be used in a garage. If you would like a garage ready model, we would suggest model FCM7SKWW. We hope this helps. Wishing you well! Mike@GEA

Can I buy additional storage baskets

Asked by davet April 23, 2021

Greetings, Thank you so much for reaching out. We're happy to provide an answer to your question! You can order additional storage baskets for this freezer. The part number is WR21X10208. You can order parts by calling 1-877-959-8688 Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm, Sat 8:30am-5pm ET. Hope this helps. All the best! Mike@GEA

Does the external temperature knob control an actual temperature-based thermostat, or does it jus...

Asked by Ben April 19, 2021

Hi there, we're more than happy to help. Yes, although the degrees aren't listed on the knob, the temperature control knob determines the actual temperature in your freezer. The correct operating temperature of chest freezers, including smaller, compact models is -5 to +5 degrees Fahrenheit and we recommend you set the freezer to 4 (Approximately 0 degrees F) when starting out. With that being said, you would need to purchase a separate thermometer in order to determine the precise internal temperature of the freezer. We hope this is useful information and we're wishing you the best. - Guy@GEA

would this be fine in an apartment?

Asked by Tee March 16, 2021

I think it would work fine in an apartment, but it's a bit bulky to move around and you'd need ample space to put it in.

how much does weigh?

Asked by Rick February 8, 2021

Hi Rick, Thanks so much for reaching out. Excellent question! This freezer weighs about 77 pounds. Keep in touch. Mike@GEA

What temperature is the freezer supposed to be at ,I have it set at 4 and the temperature is arou...

Asked by Mitch January 23, 2021

Hi Mitch - Thanks for reaching out to us and for your patience! We truly appreciate you choosing this chest freezer for your home and are happy to offer you guidance in setting the temperature. While 10 degrees Fahrenheit is not a concerning temperature for the safety of your food, the recommended operating temperature of chest freezers is -5 to +5 degrees Fahrenheit. On freezers with a numbered control, like yours, the numbers (1-7) do not necessarily equate to a specific temperature. Instead, adjusting the control affects the compressor run time. While 4 is the recommended setting, you may want to adjust the dial to 5 for a colder temperature. It is also important to remember that when setting or adjusting the control, you should wait 24 hours between adjustments for the freezer temperature to stabilize. You can learn more about controlling the temperature on page 4 of your Use and Care Manual. Please feel free to reach back out to us if you have any additional questions about the temperature or using your freezer in the future. We are always happy to help! -Eliza@GEA

What are the internal dimensions not including the step?

Asked by Andrew January 11, 2021

Hey Andrew, we appreciate your interest in our freezer! We're more than happy to help. The approximate interior dimensions are 27" H x 21.6" W x 15.2" D. We hope this is helpful! We'd love to have you in our GEA family. - Guy@GEA

Can I get additional sliding shelfs?

Asked by samdesign November 26, 2020

I have never seen that these are available. Please note that I am a consumer and not affiliated with Hotpoint or HD. Good luck.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 895 reviews
  • 97% recommend this product
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Wouldn't Ever Buy Another Hotpoint Appliance
I bought this Hotpoint chest freezer to replace one I had for 15+ years. I plugged the new Hotpoint in and once it got cold, I filled it about halfway with frozen foods over the next few months. Exactly a year and a half later, I went to take out some ice cream and when I opened the chest I noticed the inside wasn't very cold. The ice cream was completely melted and I could could smell food was defrosted and going bad. However, the green power light was still on. I unplugged it and plugged it back in. The green "on" button went off and back on like it was working. It never got cold again. The chest and about $300 worth of food was a total loss. The chest still looked like new and I still had the new appliance stickers on the outside. I learned through my later research that Hotpoint is manufactured by GE -- built to fail (need I say more). The back plate says Made in China. The manufacturer's warranty is 12 months. I have replaced it with a Frigidaire model (Made in the USA) to be delivered next week. All I can say is beware Hotpoint.
by GlennM
Response from GE AnswersJun 9, 2021
Hello - Thanks for your review. We are truly sorry for your freezer experience. We appreciate your feedback and we will pass it along to our product team for future product improvement. We apologize for the inconvenience it has caused. We hope in the future that you will consider purchasing GE Appliances and allow us the opportunity to regain your trust in our products. Olga@GEA GE_Appliances
1 person found this helpful
I bought this for my husband & it was very reasonable & works great!
by Lama mama
7 CU Freezer
Have had this freezer for about 2 weeks and it has not disappointed. Easy to install and clean. Got cold quickly and is stocked with food already.
Great freezer
This freezer works great. Excellent storage space.
Nice freezer!
We easily moved this freezer down a flight of steps and into our basement. Nice size and food is doing well in it.
by Smith0806
The courteous and professional delivery team unboxed it, placed it carefully in my basement, plug...
The courteous and professional delivery team unboxed it, placed it carefully in my basement, plugged it up and that was that!! The freezer is the perfect size, runs quietly and freezes very nicely. Very happy with the purchase.
by Angel
Does exactly what we need and fits in perfectly!
I wanted to get a freezer that would work well for us to keep some stuff in reserve since our freezer in our main refrigerator is tiny. The hotpoint is excellent. It got down to temp quickly and is really silent. We have it in our basement,but even when it was running for the first time and I was right next to it, you could barely hear it. Can't wait to fill it with everything we need for this winter.
Very stylish
Always wanted a freezer, but they are too large. This freezer is perfect for a small family or single person. Roomy and stylish at the same time.
by Butterfly20
One of the best purchases I've made of late. I only have one regret, I wish I bought something w...
One of the best purchases I've made of late. I only have one regret, I wish I bought something with more baskets inside. But I would definitely recommend it. Bonus, its made by GE.
by Boynton
5 people found this helpful
7.1 Cu. Ft. is the perfect size - we love our new chest freezer
I am very impressed with this freezer! It is the perfect size and it will hold more than I expected. The design is sleek and just the perfect size for my garage. I am extrememely happy with this purchase and highly recommend it!
by michlynn
4 people found this helpful
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