Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker? 01/19/2018It’s never a good thing to have an appliance trip your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause complications during the coldest Shelby Township days is pretty high on Mr. Air Repair ’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Mr. Air Repair 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. Regardless what is taking place with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a qualified technician. Overworked Furnaces There are a variety of explanations as to why your furnace becomes overworked, but they’re usually 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 isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, Mr. Air Repair 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 immediately when you turn it on. If you believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Mr. Air Repair right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, initiating 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 trigger your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Mr. Air Repair expert can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely. If you noticed that the circuit breaker is tripping, give Mr. Air Repair a call at 586-262-4258 immediately. It’s important to keep your Shelby Township home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.