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Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

It’s never a good thing to have an appliance trip your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause complications through the coldest Wheeling days is pretty high on Local HVAC Repair & Service ’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. Local HVAC Repair & Service can help you determine what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we typically see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. No matter what is going on with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in an expert.

Overworked Furnaces
There are several reasons why furnaces can be overworked, but they’re generally preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often the culprit—and those problems can be easily identified and resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Local HVAC Repair & Service can help you out by executing a furnace repair.

Short Circuits
If you have a short circuit in your furnace, it will trip the breaker promptly when you turn it on. If you suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Local HVAC Repair & Service right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very hazardous, initiating fires or other serious damages.

Wiring Problems
Faulty installation or loose connections can cause your furnace to short circuit and trip your circuit breaker. Regardless of how they got that way, loose wires can force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Local HVAC Repair & Service professional can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Local HVAC Repair & Service a call at 224-300-4806 immediately. We want to keep your Wheeling home and family safe and warm.

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