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 Great Falls days is pretty high on Falls Mechanical Services LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, it could mean you need a furnace repair. Falls Mechanical Services LLC can help you find out what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. Regardless 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 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 isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, Falls Mechanical Services 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 think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Falls Mechanical Services LLC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, 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. It doesn’t matter how they got that way, loose wires can cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Falls Mechanical Services LLC professional can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely. If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Falls Mechanical Services LLC a call at 406-761-7283 immediately. It’s important to keep your Great Falls home and family safe and warm. You can also schedule a furnace repair appointment with our team using our online scheduler.