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 Manassas Park days is pretty high on Woody's Sudden Service Inc’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Woody's Sudden Service 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 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 to blame—and those problems can be easily identified and remedied during a preventive maintenance visit. If that isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, Woody's Sudden Service Inc 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 instantly when you turn it on. If you suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Woody's Sudden Service Inc 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 force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Woody's Sudden Service Inc technician can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely. If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Woody's Sudden Service Inc a call at 703-369-5528 immediately. It’s important to keep your Manassas Park home and family safe and warm. You can also book a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.