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Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

Having an appliance tripping your circuit breaker is never a good thing, but having your furnace cause problems through the coldest Alliance days is pretty high on Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces can help you find out what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we typically 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 an expert.

Overworked Furnaces
There are a variety of explanations as to why your furnace becomes overworked, but they’re generally 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, Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces 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 promptly when you turn it on. If you think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, 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. It doesn’t matter how they got that way, loose wires can cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces technician can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces a call at 308-646-3827 immediately. It’s important to keep your Alliance home and family safe and warm.

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