15. Ducted heater has tripped power circuit breaker | Turned off safety switch
As a safety switch is designed to shield people from an electric shock, if it has tripped that usually means there is a leaking current or a short circuit within a faulty appliance.
It may be a quick and easy fix just by switching your safety switch back to ‘ON’. If you try this, and it flips back to ‘OFF’ instantly, then there is a solid reason to why it did happened, including :
a. Damaged wiring, fan motor or other electrical components within a ducted heater
b. If happens after heavy rainfall, could be an external power point is getting wet
c. Nuisance tripping, if too many appliances are running at once
d. A faulty safety switch, uncommon but can happen
If professional assistance is required, we are ready to help. Contact REPAIR Heating & Cooling and our Technicians will identify and solve the problem for you.