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Samsung j1045/j845 becomes unbalanced and stops mid cycle

For the past week and half every time I put a load of washing on whether small or medium size on either short or regular (coloured) wash the machine stops either mid way through or near the end of the wash cycle with the error message UE (indicating that the load is unbalanced). Checking the load and readjusting it stops and shows the same error message within a minute or two of resuming wash after having checked and adjusted washing. Although its displaying the unbalanced load error message the washing is very rarely tangled and off balance. Could someone please advise. Not sure if this is fixable or whether we need to look at replacing it completely. This Samsung front loader (j1045) was purchased new 7 years ago.

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sorry call the repairman the basket is in closed the shocks may be broken,is the washer under warrenty,how old is the washer? its a bigger problem.

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