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breaker keeps tripping on heat strips

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breaker keeps tripping on heat strips
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  gotoman for ac replied 6 years ago.
What size are heat strips and breaker. Russ
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
im not sure about strips its only about 8 yrs old 60amp breaker in the unit
Expert:  gotoman for ac replied 6 years ago.

If you have used heat before and it worked ok. Probably just a bad breaker or loose connection on breaker. Feel breaker while electric heat is running and see if it is hot. If it is warm or hot. Bad breaker replace it. Anymore questions please get back to me. Russ

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
where would i get a breaker its like a normal one on one side and has lugs on the other
Expert:  gotoman for ac replied 6 years ago.
Is it the breaker in unit or the one in breaker panel. Russ
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

in the unit itself

 

there are 2 separate ones on the outside

Expert:  gotoman for ac replied 6 years ago.
Go to www.americanhvacparts.com Type part number BRE60SK in top right. Russ
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