Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

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It’s never a good thing to have an appliance trip your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause complications during the coldest Branchville days is pretty high on Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc.’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc. can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we usually see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. It doesn’t matter what is happening with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in an expert.

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 resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc. 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 believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc. 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 Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc. expert can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc. a call at 862-345-6896 immediately. It’s important to keep your Branchville home and family safe and warm.

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