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Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

Having an appliance tripping your circuit breaker is never a good thing, but having your furnace cause difficulties throughout the coldest Hickory days is pretty high on Climate Control Systems’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, it could mean you need a furnace repair. Climate Control Systems can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we typically see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. Regardless what is taking place with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a qualified technician.

Overworked Furnaces
There are a variety of explanations as to why your furnace becomes overworked, but they’re typically preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often the culprit—and those problems can be easily identified and remedied during a preventive maintenance visit. If those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Climate Control Systems can help you out by performing 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 think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Climate Control Systems right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very hazardous, resulting in 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 trigger your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Climate Control Systems professional can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

If you noticed that the circuit breaker is tripping, give Climate Control Systems a call at 828-283-0369 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Hickory home and family safe and warm.

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