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 during the coldest Rock Hill days is pretty high on US Air Heating and Cooling’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, it could mean you need a furnace repair. US Air Heating and Cooling can help you determine 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 happening 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 fixed during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, US Air Heating and Cooling 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 promptly when you turn it on. If you believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call US Air Heating and Cooling 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 cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your US Air Heating and Cooling expert can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

If your circuit breaker is tripping, give US Air Heating and Cooling a call at 803-980-4328 immediately. We want to keep your Rock Hill 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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