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 complications during the coldest Northwest Arkansas days is pretty high on AirTech Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. AirTech Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we typically 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 an expert.

Overworked Furnaces
Furnaces become overworked for a number of reasons, but they’re generally preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often the culprit—and those problems can be easily identified and fixed during a preventive maintenance visit. If that isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, AirTech Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC 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 AirTech Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very dangerous, 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. No matter how they got that way, loose wires can cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your AirTech Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC professional can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

When your circuit breaker is tripping, give AirTech Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC a call at 479-372-4304 immediately. We want to keep your Northwest Arkansas home and family safe and warm. You can also book a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.

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