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 during the coldest Locust days is pretty high on Dynamic Comfort Solutions’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Dynamic Comfort Solutions can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are some reasons we usually 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 Furnaces become overworked for a number of reasons, but they’re generally 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 those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Dynamic Comfort Solutions 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 promptly when you turn it on. If you suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Dynamic Comfort Solutions right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, 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. It doesn’t matter how they got that way, loose wires can cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Dynamic Comfort Solutions professional can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Dynamic Comfort Solutions a call at 704-485-5506 immediately. We want to keep your Locust home and family safe and warm. You can also schedule a furnace repair appointment with our team using our online scheduler.