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    • Best answerHello kathy - this is Nancy at GE Appliances and I am happy to help you. This is a very nice refrigerator. Yes, it does offer the convenience of the snack pan. We apologize for any confusion in this regard. This refrigerator also has an automatic moisture control feature to help prevent moisture from forming on your cabinet exterior during excessively humid periods. I hope this helps! Thanks for checking with us!

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  • Q: WHAT SHOULD THE CORRECT TEMPS BE FOR THE FRIDGE AND FREEZER ? THANKS,KENNY  (3 Answers)

    By KENNY 

    • Best answerHello Kenny, I am happy to help. The recommended refrigerator temperature is 37 degrees F. Temperature measurements in the fresh food and freezer compartments should never be made of the air. Air temperature fluctuates during defrost and during door openings. When taking a temperature measurement in the refrigerator section: The best way to measure temperature is to place a bulb type or candy thermometer that is capable of reading below zero temperatures directly into a container of food or liquid that has been in the refrigerator or freezer compartment for at least twenty-four (24) hours. When checked first thing in the morning the temperature reading should be between 34-42 degrees Fahrenheit in the refrigerator section and between -5 and +8 degrees Fahrenheit in the freezer section. I hope this helps. Thank you for checking with us. Lisa from GE Appliances.

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  • Q: Can the doors on the unit be reversed (to open right to left, instead of left to right)?  (2 Answers)

    By David 

    • Best answerThe door swing on this model can be reversed.

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    • Best answerHello Jim, This is Joyce from GE. I will be happy to help. We do not recommend installing a refrigerator where temperatures will go below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. At this temperature, the unit is less efficient and will continue to lose efficiency as the outdoor temperature decreases. At 32 degrees, there is no cooling capability at all. It is not recommended that refrigerators be used in unheated locations, such as garages, porches, or unheated rooms during periods when the temperature is likely to fall below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. We do not recommend installing a refrigerator where the temperature will exceed 110 degrees Fahrenheit. There is a possibility that operating the refrigerator in extremely high temperature could cause the oil to overheat and break down, thus damaging the compressor or sealed system. There is a possibility that some harm could come to the compressor or sealed system by operating the refrigerator at temperature extremes. Below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, the oil could become thick and not circulate properly. Above 110 degrees Fahrenheit, the oil could overheat and break down. Refrigeration systems rely on the boiling of freon under pressure and heat. If the outside temperature is not sufficient, the freon will not boil to a vapor and no cooling will take place. Low temperatures can also fool the thermostat into thinking proper temperatures have been reached. This is true of the new CFC-free refrigerants as well. Thanks so much for checking with us. Have a good day!

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  • Q: dimensions?  (2 Answers)

    By Danny 

    • Best answerHello Danny - this is Nancy at GE Appliances and I am happy to help you. The approximate dimensions of this refrigerator are: 67-3/8 in high x 28 in wide x 32-1/2 in deep. I hope this helps! We're glad you checked with us!

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  • Q: Does this frig have a back on it to protect coils?  (2 Answers)

    By kathy 

    • Best answerHello kathy - this is Nancy at GE Appliances and I am happy to help you. Yes, this refrigerator has an access cover on the bottom of the back of the refrigerator. I hope this helps! Thanks for checking with us!

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    • Best answerWe bought this as an additional fridge for the basement. Since hooking it up, I don't hear it running when I'm near it.

      By Duckpond 

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    • Best answerHi Chris- Thanks for choosing our GE Series GIE18GTHWW! The new high efficiency compressor may run faster and longer than your old refrigerator and you may hear a high-pitched hum or pulsating sound while it is operating. You may hear the fans spinning at high speeds. This happens when the refrigerator is first plugged in, when the doors are opened frequently or when a large amount of food is added to the refrigerator or freezer compartments. The fans are helping to maintain the correct temperatures. For reference, see page 15 of the Owner's Manual at the following link: „http://products.geappliances.com/MarketingObjectRetrieval/Dispatcher?RequestType=PDF&Name=49-60695-1.pdf - You can also view a video about normal operating sounds: https://www.youtube.com/embed/1KbRYkk5rWc?rel=0 - Temperature measurements in the fresh food and freezer compartments should never be made of the air. Air temperature fluctuates during defrost and during door openings. The best way to measure temperature is to place a bulb type or candy thermometer that is capable of reading below zero temperatures directly into a container of food or liquid that has been in the refrigerator or freezer compartment for at least twenty-four (24) hours. When checked first thing in the morning the temperature reading should be between 34-42 degrees Fahrenheit in the refrigerator section and between -5 and +8 degrees Fahrenheit in the freezer section for self-defrosting models. See the following link: http://products.geappliances.com/appliance/gea-support-search-content?contentId=19479 - View a short video regarding temperature control adjustments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk8X4jsGNfg&list=PLX8_V2wHGuhkpF-Vd9FPuC6CqiPSUA7JY&index=8 - If the refrigerator is not cooling properly, we encourage you to contact GE Appliance Service at 1-800-432-2737 for assistance or conveniently schedule an appointment online: http://www.geappliances.com/service_and_support/service/ - We hope this is helpful. Thanks for reaching out to us! SUE@GEA

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  • Q: Is this a standard size refrigerator. 17.5 cu ft ?  (5 Answers)

    By Ron 

    • Best answerHello Ron - this is Nancy at GE Appliances and I am happy to help you. Yes, a 17.5 cubic foot refrigerator would be considered a popular size refrigerator. I hope this helps!

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  • Q: How do you use the control settings on the vegetable drawers.  (1 Answer)

    By May 

    • AHi May - Thanks for choosing GE! We're glad to have you in the family. The adjustable humidity controls helps food stay fresh. You can keep fruits and vegetables organized in separate compartments for easy access. Many vegetables, especially leafy green vegetables, need a high humidity storage. Best for foods like: artichokes, celery, parsley, asparagus, peas, green onions and leeks, beets, corn, radishes, broccoli, leafy greens, rhubarb, brussel sprouts, spinach, tomatoes, cabbage, lettuce, carrots, parsnips, turnips, cauliflower, cherries, blueberries, and currants. Choose low humidity for your fruits. Many fruits and some vegetables do not require much moisture for short term preservation. Best for foods like: apples, oranges, apricots, peaches, raspberries, tangerines, nectarines, grapes, pears, strawberries, summer squash, and mushrooms. For high humidity, slide the lever to the far left. For low humidity, slide the lever to the far right. Keep in touch! SUE@GEA

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