When comfort is essential for you, the last thing you need is an issue with your HVAC system. Unfortunately, they happen; and when they do, it’s important to know what the issue is and to find the necessary professional help. To help you maintain that perfect level of comfort, here are a few common wiring problems that HVAC systems face.
Tripping Circuit Breaker
You’ve been enjoying a nice, warm day inside your home while your HVAC keeps you away from the chilly winter temperatures. Suddenly, it stops, and within a couple of minutes you feel the cold seeping in. What happened? It’s likely your circuit breaker tripped, which basically means the electrical power traveling to your HVAC has been cut off to keep it from getting too much power, which could cause an electrical fire.
First, don’t blame the circuit breaker; it’s keeping you safe from worse potential issues.
The issue is somewhere in the wiring between the HVAC unit and the circuit breaker, but don’t try to fix it yourself. Electricity can be dangerous. Just call a professional technician and he or she will get on the issue.
Has your HVAC system stopped performing up to the level you’re used to? If it’s not performing to your standards, it’s possible that some of the wires have become a little loose either somewhere inside or outside the system. This may have happened due to overheating (e.g., during those hot summer days when you’re just doing everything you can to stay cool), and it can also be quickly repaired by someone who knows what he or she is doing.
Sometimes, wires can get jostled by outdoor elements and may be disconnected. This could cause your HVAC system not to perform up to par, but again a professional technician can fix the issue.
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