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Electrical Question about a HVAC Unit That Trips The Circuit Breaker

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Question: Last fall my HVAC unit worked fine,  the heat worked fine.

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2 Responses to “Electrical Question about a HVAC Unit That Trips The Circuit Breaker”
  1. Brian Hathaway says:

    On my HVAC when the electric heat goes to cycle off (though the thermostat) it will trip the circuit breaker at the main breaker. Could this be the capacitor?
    please help

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