Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

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It’s not a good thing when one your appliances is tripping your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause problems through the coldest Tuscaloosa days is pretty high on KDM Service Corporation’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. KDM Service Corporation can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. No matter what is taking place with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in an expert.

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 resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, KDM Service Corporation 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 KDM Service Corporation 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 cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your KDM Service Corporation professional can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

If you noticed that the circuit breaker is tripping, give KDM Service Corporation a call at 205-758-2703 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Tuscaloosa home and family safe and warm. You can also book a furnace repair appointment with us using our online scheduler.

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