Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker? 01/19/2018It’s not a good thing when one your appliances is tripping your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause problems through the coldest Belton days is pretty high on Bell Air Conditioning Inc.’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Bell Air Conditioning Inc. 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. It doesn’t matter 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 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 fixed during a preventive maintenance visit. If those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Bell Air Conditioning Inc. 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 instantly when you turn it on. If you think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Bell Air Conditioning Inc. 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 trigger your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Bell Air Conditioning Inc. professional can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely. When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Bell Air Conditioning Inc. a call at 254-939-1141 immediately. We want to keep your Belton home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with us using our online scheduler.