Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

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It’s not a good thing when one your appliances is tripping your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause problems through the coldest Humble days is pretty high on Arrings A/C & Heating’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. Arrings A/C & Heating can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. It doesn’t matter what is going on with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a professional.

Overworked Furnaces
There are several reasons why furnaces can be overworked, but they’re typically 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 those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Arrings A/C & Heating 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 instantly when you turn it on. If you believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Arrings A/C & Heating 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 Arrings A/C & Heating professional can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely.

If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Arrings A/C & Heating a call at 281-713-8304 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Humble home and family safe and warm. You can also schedule a furnace repair appointment with our team using our online scheduler.

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