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When I turn the washer it goes in the load sensing cycle and starts to spin no water comes in and then starts this clicking.

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Sounds like soap dispenser motor is stalling and or jammed. if you take the top off machine and look at soap dispensor reservoir there is a little motor there this will have a long arm shaped like an arrow that poins to number imprinted on the soap dispensor. check that if its stalling replace it gtg.

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