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Whirlpool duet front loader

Our one month old washer won't start this morning. my husband checked the water supply and other things there are to check in the book, to no avail. there is no error code, the machine just makes this horrible groaning ticking noise when it comes to suck water in. the same is the case with the drain cycle. Sears have a technician available 12 days from now. how am I supposed to go with no laudry done for almost two weeks with two small children?
do you have any solutions?  Whirlpool CS don't work on a Sunday, so must wait until tomorrow to call them.

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Re: whirlpool duet front loader

Sounds like you have a board problem. If the machine is only 1 month old, you should really have a warranty agent look at it. You don't want to do anything that could void the warranty.

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