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 through the coldest Morton Grove days is pretty high on iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning can help you find out what the exact problem is, but here are some reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. Regardless what is going on with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a qualified technician. Overworked Furnaces Furnaces become overworked for a number of reasons, 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 remedied during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning can help you out by performing 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 believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning 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 iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning technician can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely. If your circuit breaker is tripping, give iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning a call at 773-704-0640 immediately. It’s important to keep your Morton Grove home and family safe and warm. You can also schedule a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.