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My chest freezer was moved from my mother house to mine. now it won't get cold. I plugged it in for two days and nothing. it just stayed hot. please can you help me with this problem?

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Dear sir/madam
i think after shift your freezer to your house during of transportation it has been leak from somewhere in copper pipe so, please contact to your maintenance personnel for find out leakage and after brazing it, and refill the gas, i hope after this your freezer will work properly.

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