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 difficulties throughout the coldest Marshall days is pretty high on All Elements Heating & Air LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, it could mean you need a furnace repair. All Elements Heating & Air LLC can help you determine what the exact problem is, but here are some reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. Regardless what is happening 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 remedied during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, All Elements Heating & Air LLC 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 think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call All Elements Heating & Air LLC 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 force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your All Elements Heating & Air LLC technician can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. If your circuit breaker is tripping, give All Elements Heating & Air LLC a call at 903-702-3941 immediately. It’s important to keep your Marshall home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.