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Washer thumps and stops right after moving wet cloths. Balance?

The machine worked perfectly until a few days ago. Then right after switching on and filling the drum with water it started wildly shaking and thumping. It shut itself down immediately. The machine was still capable for an empty run. Then starting again the cycle the drive belt flied off the engine. It is easy to refit the belt, but how could I balance the drum? Could be that the drum had not enough water in it, but I have no idea how I could fix that.

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Your timer has blown or it is your motor tacho . quickest solution is 2 fit another motor that is cheaper 2 get than a timer u should pay no more than £50, 4 a secondhand motor if u cant get 1 i have got some give me a line and u can buy 1 from me with 3mths guarantee good luck i have also got timers if u need that 2

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