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 complications through the coldest Dallas days is pretty high on Tri County Air Care LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, it could mean you need a furnace repair. Tri County Air Care LLC can help you find out what the exact problem is, but here are some reasons we typically 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 qualified technician. Overworked Furnaces There are several reasons why furnaces can be overworked, but they’re generally preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often to blame—and those problems can be easily identified and remedied during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, Tri County Air Care 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 suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Tri County Air Care LLC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very hazardous, causing 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 cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Tri County Air Care LLC professional can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Tri County Air Care LLC a call at 469-617-3437 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Dallas home and family safe and warm. You can also schedule a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.