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Water left in barrel (not the tumbler)

When the wash cycle is complete and the clothes are removed from the tumbler, it sounds like water is left in the barrel. I rotated the tumbler by hand and I hear water sloshing around inside the barrel. I can't see the water, I just hear it and don't know if it is normal or a mechanical problem. My washer works great otherwise. Any suggestions?

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If you can't see any water and just hear it, this is completely normal. This is a front load washer and has a special cover of the inner tub basket. This cover contains some water that has been sealed in at the factory to keep the load balanced while it is spinning.

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