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Installation after moving/ water not going in

We just installed the washer after moving in. When you turn the washer on, the water goes through the hoses into the washer, but instead of going into the washing compartment, it comes out another vent in the back and runs all over the floor. What have we done wrong?

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In order to move one of the new front loading machines, the shipping bolts/supports that originally came installed with the unit must be in place to prevent damage. At this point you can attempt to make repairs yourself or, if under warranty, calling a authorized repair center for repairs. The warranty will not cover damage due to moving the machine without the bolts/supports, however having a authorized service center make the repairs will keep the remaining warranty intact.

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