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 difficulties throughout the coldest Manassas days is pretty high on Twin Air LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Twin Air LLC can help you identify 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 qualified technician. Overworked Furnaces There are a variety of explanations as to why your furnace becomes overworked, but they’re typically 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 that isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, Twin Air 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 promptly when you turn it on. If you believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Twin Air LLC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very dangerous, 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. No matter how they got that way, loose wires can force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Twin Air LLC professional can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Twin Air LLC a call at 703-754-1062 immediately. It’s important to keep your Manassas home and family safe and warm. You can also schedule a furnace repair appointment with our team using our online scheduler.