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 problems throughout the coldest Bloomington days is pretty high on All Seasons Heating & A/C Co’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, it could mean you need a furnace repair. All Seasons Heating & A/C Co can help you find out what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. It doesn’t matter what is happening 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 resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If that isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, All Seasons Heating & A/C Co can help you out by executing 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 All Seasons Heating & A/C Co right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very dangerous, initiating 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 force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your All Seasons Heating & A/C Co professional can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely. If you noticed that the circuit breaker is tripping, give All Seasons Heating & A/C Co a call at 812-332-9100 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Bloomington home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.