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 throughout the coldest Humble days is pretty high on Air Houston Mechanical LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. Air Houston Mechanical LLC can help you determine what the exact problem is, but here are examples of reasons we commonly 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 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 the culprit—and those problems can be easily identified and fixed during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, Air Houston Mechanical LLC 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 immediately when you turn it on. If you believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Air Houston Mechanical LLC 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 Air Houston Mechanical LLC professional can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely. If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Air Houston Mechanical LLC a call at 832-777-1521 immediately. We want to keep your Humble home and family safe and warm. You can also schedule a furnace repair appointment with our team using our online scheduler.