A heater that doesn’t cycle properly is a nuisance. Whether it’s cycling incorrectly or completely turning off, you’ll want to get it fixed right away. Here are a few reasons why it could be acting up.

Damaged Thermostat

Thermostats trigger the operation of your heater. When a thermostat goes bad, it can mess up the heating systems on and off-cycle. If the heating system is turning off unexpectedly, it could be a signal that the thermostat is failing or requires fresh batteries. If changing the batteries doesn’t fix the problem, check the location of the device. Thermostats receiving direct sunlight or sitting near a heating vent should be relocated. The extra heat can confuse the sensor and cause the heater to operate incorrectly.

Failing Parts

Regular maintenance can ensure your system stays clean and worn-out parts are replaced before they fail. Sensors, motors, flue pipes, blower wheels, and other components can get dirty and stop working. The team at We Care Plumbing, Heating, & Air in Murrieta can help. We provide furnace repair service on all makes and models.

Wrong Size Furnace

If the unit isn’t the right size, it can’t operate normally. Too big, and it shuts off and on too quickly. Too small, and it can only keep a few rooms warm. Contact your installer if it’s a new furnace, and find out how to correct the problem. Replace an older system with one that’s the right size.

Inadequate Airflow

Dirty filters block the operation of a heating system, and a blocked heater can overheat and turn off. Change the filter every month to ensure the system doesn’t get clogged or backed up. Replacing air filters monthly is an inexpensive way to make sure your system runs smoothly.

At We Care Plumbing, Heating, & Air, we’re proud to be winners of multiple Angie’s List Super Service Awards. If you need HVAC service from a reputable Murrieta heating company, give us a call.

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Author Bio: Rusty Cochran

Rusty Cochran - President of We Care Plumbing, Heating and Air ConditioningRusty Cochran is the President of We Care Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning. We Care began humbly, operating in his family’s living room. Under Rusty’s strong leadership, We Care has grown from 2 employees to over 200 employees. We Care Plumbing, Heating and Air has gained recognition across the HVAC industry, receiving numerous awards and certifications, including being named the ACCA Contractor of the Year, The Map Presidential Award several times, Angie’s List Super Service Award, NATE certification, and multiple Dave Lennox Awards. LinkedIn Profile

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