5 Most Common Home Furnace Issues

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March 23, 2018

No one wants to wake up shivering on a chilly night. But it is a very likely scenario if the furnace of your HVAC systems goes into hibernation, for many different reasons. Therefore, it is imperative to know the common furnace problems that can disrupt the heating performance of your HVAC system before calling for a local heating repair. Remember, a faulty furnace can rob you of the winter coziness.

The furnace is not Working—At All

When your furnace is not working, it’s important to have a plan of action. The first thing you should do when the thermostat isn’t flipped or if there are no circuit breakers activated in La Mirada (which means someone else happened along while they were shut off), check around for any problems with power outlets near where this device might be located before calling an electrician!

The safety switch in your furnace is there to protect you and keep the burner shut off if someone removes any part of its access panel. If this happens, have it replaced by a professional heating repair company so that Blacking Out will not happen again!

Not Enough Heat is Being Produced

The furnace is working but you are still feeling cold. What could possibly be the reason?

The furnace is not producing enough heat to make the indoor temperatures cozier. Check your air filters for any debris or have them inspected from heating repair services because clogged filters are a leading problem when it comes down inefficient furnaces that cannot keep you warm during winter months!

The color of the Flame

Quality of the burner’s flame is also an indicator of the efficiency of your HVAC furnace. A rusty or dirty burner can affect the flame. An even, the blue flame is a sign of properly working burner producing sufficient heating, while more significant yellow and orange tinges in it indicates that your furnace needs a maintenance service from a reputable heating repair company in La Mirada.

No Air is Blown from the Furnace

Check through the inspection window whether or not the blower is working. Many furnaces are installed with flashing lights to indicate a fault (‘green’ for normal functioning and ‘red’ for a fault) in the blower.

If you do not understand what’s going on there, then don’t exhaust yourself and simply schedule a visit from an experienced heating repair experts to deal with it.

Gas supply Issue

Maybe the furnace and all of its components are in their best condition, but not getting enough fuel to run. For that matter, you must check the gas supply line all through its length for any leaks and valve issues i.e., from the burner to the primary inlet.

A quivering burner pilot is an indication that your furnace is not getting enough gas supply. Call for professional help, and they can guide you better whether it’s a fault in the furnace or you have to call your gas utility company.

No matter how well-maintained a furnace is, there comes a time when it can’t work to its full capacity. Experts from a local heating repair company can also help you estimate the remaining service life of the furnace so that you can have it replaced in time.

Give Comfort Time a call at (562) 245-9736 for all your heating, cooling, ventilation, and refrigeration needs!
Our service area includes Downey, Hacienda Heights, La Habra, La Mirada, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, and Whittier.

Written by Angel Muro

I started Comfort Time Plumbing Heating & Cooling out of a love for HVAC & Plumbing and a desire to make our customers comfortable. My curiosity about heating, plumbing, and air conditioning turned into a career focused on expertise and customer care. Through this blog, I aim to share helpful tips and stories from my experiences, aiming to assist you with your HVAC & Plumbing needs beyond just outlining our services.

March 23, 2018

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