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Furnace Resetting Hacks: Tips and Tricks from the Pros

Having your furnace suddenly stop working can be frustrating and inconvenient. But before you call a professional for help, you can try one simple thing: resetting your furnace. Resetting your furnace may seem like a daunting task, but it is easier than you think. In this blog, we'll provide tips and tricks on resetting your furnace and getting it working again in no time.

Understand Why You Need to Reset Your Furnace

Before we get into the actual steps to reset your furnace, it is important to understand why you would even need to reset it in the first place. Your furnace can shut down for various reasons, like overheating, blockages, or mechanical issues. Sometimes, simply resetting your furnace can clear up any problems that may have caused it to shut down.

Turn Off the Power Supply

Before you start resetting your furnace, make sure you turn off the power supply. You can do this by shutting off the switch on the furnace or turning off the breaker that powers the furnace. This is an important safety step that should be taken.

Wait Before Restarting Your Furnace

After turning off the power supply, wait at least five minutes before restarting your furnace. This will allow any internal components to cool down and reset.

Press the Reset Button

After a few minutes, locate the reset button on your furnace. This button is typically red and can be found near the burner or motor of the furnace. Press the button once and wait for your furnace to start up. If your furnace does not start up, wait a few minutes and try pressing the button again.

Call a Professional If Necessary

While resetting your furnace is a simple and effective solution to some issues, there may be more complex problems that require professional help. If your furnace still does not start up after resetting it, or if you notice any unusual smells or noises, it is best to call a professional HVAC technician to diagnose and repair the issue.

Contact Master Mechanical Today

Resetting your furnace is a simple solution to common problems that can cause your furnace to shut down. By following these tips and tricks, you can easily reset your furnace and save yourself the cost of hiring a professional. However, it is important to note that if your furnace continues to have issues, it’s best to contact a professional at Master Mechanical to avoid any further damage.