Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

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Having an appliance tripping your circuit breaker is never a good thing, but having your furnace cause complications through the coldest Phoenix days is pretty high on Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc can help you find out what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we usually 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 a qualified technician.

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 responsible—and those problems can be easily identified and fixed during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & 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 immediately when you turn it on. If you believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very dangerous, 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. No matter how they got that way, loose wires can force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc professional can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely.

If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc a call at 602-832-7808 immediately. It’s important to keep your Phoenix home and family safe and warm. You can also book a furnace repair appointment with us using our online scheduler.

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