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 difficulties through the coldest Metro Atlanta days is pretty high on ACS Inc’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. ACS Inc 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. It doesn’t matter what is happening with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a professional. Overworked Furnaces Furnaces become overworked for a number of reasons, 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 isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, ACS Inc 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 think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call ACS Inc right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, 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. It doesn’t matter how they got that way, loose wires can cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your ACS Inc professional can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. When your circuit breaker is tripping, give ACS Inc a call at 770-939-7500 immediately. It’s important to keep your Metro Atlanta home and family safe and warm. You can also book a furnace repair appointment with us using our online scheduler.