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Whirlpool chest freezer when i bought it and had it delivered they dropped it messed up one corner in the back but seemed to be ok was cold didnt use it right away then when i put my food in it never did freeze anything. Well now it wont even get cold at all so wont freeze or get cold.All lights seem to work i hear it running i have tried diffrent temp settings nothing works.

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Hello,

Hindsight being 20/20, you should have refused it when the damage was apparent.

My thoughts
1) would be that when the unit was dropped, a pinhole leak developed, and over time, the refrigerant has leaked out.
2) the evaporator fan was also damaged, and is not turning / cooling the way that it should.
3) the evaporator has a "crease" or bend in the tubing.

The only thing that you can do is to make sure that there is adequate area around the freezer for air to circulate, make sure the coils on the back (if present) are clean. Then make a phone call to the place you bought it from, and have them repair the freezer to fix their original mistake.

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