Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker? 01/19/2018It’s not a good thing when one your appliances is tripping your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause difficulties throughout the coldest East Bernard days is pretty high on E B Air Conditioning & Heating Service’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. E B Air Conditioning & Heating Service can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are examples of reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. It doesn’t matter what is taking place with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a professional. Overworked Furnaces Furnaces become overworked for a number of reasons, but they’re usually preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often responsible—and those problems can be easily identified and resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If that isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, E B Air Conditioning & Heating Service can help you out by doing a furnace repair. Short Circuits If you have a short circuit in your furnace, it will trip the breaker instantly when you turn it on. If you suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call E B Air Conditioning & Heating Service right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, causing fires or other serious damages. Wiring Problems Faulty installation or loose connections can cause your furnace to short circuit and trip your circuit breaker. It doesn’t matter how they got that way, loose wires can cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your E B Air Conditioning & Heating Service expert can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely. When your circuit breaker is tripping, give E B Air Conditioning & Heating Service a call at 979-335-4262 immediately. We want to keep your East Bernard home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.