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 throughout the coldest Hauppauge days is pretty high on Cool Power LLC ’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Cool Power LLC can help you find out what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we usually see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. No 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 usually preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often responsible—and those problems can be easily identified and resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, Cool Power 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 Cool Power LLC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very hazardous, 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. Regardless of how they got that way, loose wires can trigger your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Cool Power LLC professional can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Cool Power LLC a call at 631-360-2665 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Hauppauge home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with us using our online scheduler.