Kicking A Breaker
- Category: Common HEAT PUMP Heating Issues
- Published: 21 November 2013
KICKING A BREAKER – The breaker serving power to either the outdoor or indoor unit trips. This can be the sign of a serious problem with the heating & cooling system. The breaker is there to prevent excess electrical loads from causing damage to equipment or wiring. If a breaker trips you may want to do the following:
- Reset one time - It is not unusual for a breaker to trip during an electrical storm. If you find a tripped breaker, you may wish to try resetting it one time. Watch Video If the breaker holds and all equipment operates normally, there is likely nothing to worry about. If the breaker trips again immediately or after a short amount of time, that would indicate a problem and you should have a qualified service technician diagnose.