Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker? 01/19/2018Having an appliance tripping your circuit breaker is never a good thing, but having your furnace cause problems through the coldest Bossier City days is pretty high on Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are examples of 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 qualified technician. 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 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, Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc can help you out by executing 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 Central Aire Heating & A/C 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 force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc professional can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely. If you noticed that the circuit breaker is tripping, give Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc a call at 318-747-4965 immediately. We want to keep your Bossier City home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with us using our online scheduler.