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Washer won't fill with water.

I just installed the washer machine, and it won't fill with water. The door is closed, power comes on. It runs through a cycle. I unscrewed the hosed from the back fo the washing machine while the water is one, to make sure water is coming through the hose, and it does. The washer is about a year old, never used. Just installing it.

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    It's been a long morning, I put down the wrong model number. It's LHW0050P.

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It sounds like the water inlet valve on the inside of the washer is faulty and requires an engineer

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