WMR is telling me to call the IRS and use Reference Number 9001? What does this mean?

Here's what I found on WMR a few minutes ago. Reference Number 9001 is a new one to me! Any ideas? I was accepted on 1/26.

Refund Status Results 
We cannot provide any information about your refund.

Please allow at least 4 weeks from the date you mailed your return to get information about your refund.

If you have questions or need additional information, please have the following on hand when you call:
  • A copy of this page.
  • A copy of your tax return.
  • The Social Security Number, Filing Status, and refund amount claimed on your return.
  • The date you mailed your return.
Please mention reference number 9001 to the IRS Customer Service Representative.
IRS Hours of Service:
Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-800-829-0582, when asked for an extension, enter 362.
From outside the US call 267-941-1000.
TTY/TDD: 1-800-829-4059


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I'd probably call the number and ask.  Your only going to know for sure what it means if you call and ask. Rather than everyone guessing what the reason is, facts would be better, and from the source. Just saying.. 
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