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My whirlpool cabria top load washer makes a "labored" sound

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my whirlpool cabria top load washer makes a "labored" sound when first turn
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: cabrio ....mod wtw8500dc0, unsure of age
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: probably not
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Other than the noise. washer seems to perform good.
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 24 days ago.

Hello from Just Answer and the Appliance Category
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 36 Years, I own my own Appliance repair Company
And I teach appliance repair at a local Community College.
I have over 100,000 plus in home repairs and over 80,000 internet repairs under my belt.
You will be paying me for my ANSWER to your Appliance Question,, Not for the repair of your appliance hence the name of this site Just Answer.
I will do my best to take the information that you provide to me and make a Diagnosis for you to be able to repair your own Appliance.

Are you saying that when the unit fills with water it makes the laboring noise?

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
I would assume that since it occurs when I first turn it on. I just bought the house and the w/d came with it.I do not have any manuals. tks
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 23 days ago.

ok this happens as soon as you power the unit on ? of after a minute or so after you press start.