Furnace Repairs

Your San Diego Furnace Repair Specialist

If you are looking for furnace repair service in the San Diego area, call our HVAC company today. Pacific Heating & Air Conditioning will make sure your family is always warm and comfortable.

Our service techs are highly qualified to troubleshoot and repair furnace breakdowns, uneven heating problems, cracked heat exchangers, and other issues. As a professional HVAC company, we can solve any problems you may be having with your home's heating equipment whether it's a gas, oil, or electric furnace.

  • Furnace Repairs & Replacements
  • Oil, Gas, & Electric Furnace Repairs
  • Any size job, any problem
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We excel in furnace repair in El Cajon CA.
Leave your Furnace repair in La Mesa CA to our experienced HVAC techs.

Honest, Reliable Repair Service

When it comes to trusting a technician to repair your heating equipment, you can't fool around with dishonesty. We believe that providing honest, ethical service is the only way to run our business.

We will send our technicians to complete the furnace repairs on time and to you 100% satisfaction.

Our goal of providing service excellence is why we invest so much in training our technicians and equipping them with the latest tools of our trade. We want to be sure that you have reliable furnace repairs and other services so you trust us the next time.

Save On Furnace Repairs With Our Maintenance Plans

Regular maintenance by a professional heating contractor can greatly cut down on the repairs your furnace needs throughout its lifetime. By tending to the small problems in advance and keeping the furnace clean and efficient, you'll save a lot of headache down the road.

Just let us know that you are interested in a service plan to keep your furnace in good repair.

Repairing Broken Heaters in Greater El Cajon for Over 15 Years

Repairing Broken Heaters in Greater El Cajon for Over 15 Years

Even if people think of California as a warm place, its winters can still get pretty cold, especially without a functioning heater. Would you know what to do if yours failed in the middle of a February storm? Do you know who to call? First, take a deep breath. There's no need to panic. Pacific Heating & Air Conditioning is just a phone call away.

Our HVAC company has been helping people in El Cajon fix their broken heaters since our business started in 2008. Tell us about your heating problem, and we’ll send a trained HVAC technician to tackle it. Known for providing prompt, reliable service, we’ve become the go-to source for locals with heating system problems.

Call 619.535.1128 to schedule heater repair in El Cajon or San Diego.

Symptoms of a Heater in Need of Repair

Symptoms of a Heater in Need of Repair

Because extreme cold snaps are less common in El Cajon, a lot of our clients aren’t familiar with the ins-and-outs of heater operation. They often miss smaller signs of heating issues, meaning we only get called when there’s a major, expensive problem. To make fixing your heating problems easier, we advise residents of El Cajon to stay on the lookout for:

  • Cold Spots: Is your thermostat cranked up to 75 degrees, but your home still feels like an icebox? Is your heater continually turning on and off without maintaining the temperature? This is a common sign of a heater that needs repair. Before calling us, however, double-check that the filter is clean and free of clogging dust.
  • A Yellow Pilot Light: If your heater has a pilot light, is it burning blue or yellow? If it’s the latter, you need to leave your home immediately. This is an indicator that your heater is producing excess carbon monoxide, an odorless gas that can cause death. Before calling us, reach out to your gas company, so they can turn off the line and check for leaks. After that, dial 619.535.1128 to schedule your El Cajon-area heater repair.
  • Weird Smells: Note that we’re not referring to the musty odor you get when you turn your unit on for the first time in the season. This odor is normal and results from your unit burning off all the dust that accumulated in the off season. If you notice an odor that refuses to go away, however, it’s time to call a local HVAC expert. To lower this dust level, consider scheduling heater or furnace maintenance in El Cajon.
  • Odd Noises: A heater on its last leg will start making strange noises. This can be the whining of a worn belt, the squeaking of a poorly lubricated nut, or the creaking of an unstable chassis. Though these sounds may indicate little, they can also be a sign of something that needs attention. Since it’s better to be safe than sorry, we advise you to reach out to us at 619.535.1128 the first time you notice a problem.
  • Increased Energy Costs: One of the easiest to notice signs of a heater in need of repair are skyrocketing utility costs. If your gas or power bill increases without an obvious explanation, it may be due to a loss of heating efficiency. Fortunately, repairing your heater is often enough to return energy use to normal levels. In some cases, however, we might recommend total heating system replacement.
  • Frequent Cycling: Does your heater rarely turn off? Have you noticed it popping on and off on a fairly regular basis? If either of these are the case, your heater might be in need of repair. While this doesn’t necessitate an emergency, long-term short cycling can drastically shorten your heater’s lifespan. To fix short-cycling in La Mesa or El Cajon, give our HVAC technicians a call.
If you notice any of the above problems, it's time to call a local heating company. Our El Cajon heater repair experts are here to put you back in comfort again.

The Main Reasons Good Heaters Go Bad

The Main Reasons Good Heaters Go Bad

A proper understanding of what heater parts are likely to fail can better equip you to deal with an HVAC emergency. It also makes it easier for you to communicate your heating problem in a clear, comprehensive way. Our 15 years of experience repairing heating systems in El Cajon has taught us that the issue is often:

  • Bad Thermostats: Your thermostat tells your heater when to turn on and off. If it’s not working right, you’ll have a hard time staying warm. To see if this issue is at the root of your problems, try swapping out the thermostat’s batteries. Also make sure that it’s on and set to HEAT and that the run method selected is AUTO.
  • Ignition Failure: Pilot lights can go out and refuse to light. When this happens, your heater loses the ability to warm the air, leaving you chilled. The main cause of pilot light issues are grime build-up and wear around the burner. If you can’t get it to reignite, reach out to our El Cajon HVAC company at 619.535.1128.
  • The Exhaust Blower: The heater’s exhaust blower takes your unit’s combustible output and vents it outside. When this system fails, your unit will cycle on and off before shutting down. Regular heater maintenance can keep the exhaust blower running as intended, preventing unintended shutdowns.
  • Blower Motor Failure: Your heater’s blower motor is what pushes the air through your ducts and out your vent. When it fails, even the most efficient unit won’t be able to heat or cool your home. Typical causes of failure include clogging and overheating. Having your ducts cleaned regularly can take the strain off the blower motor and allows it to run effectively.
  • Bad Heat Exchanger: Your heat exchanger is one of the most vital components of your heating system. It’s responsible for keeping combustion gasses separate from the warmed air circulated throughout your home. When this part of your heater fails, carbon monoxide can enter your air supply. Replacing a heat exchanger can be cost-prohibitive. We often recommend replacing your heater instead, especially if the cause of failure is short-cycling because you have too large of a heater installed for your square footage.

Luckily, no matter the size of the issue, our El Cajon HVAC technicians have likely seen it before. Our well-equipped trucks allow us to fix most common heater issues on our first visit. This means less time spent layering jackets and a return to comfort in your home.

Trust Pacific Heating & Air Conditioning with Your Heater Repair in El Cajon

Trust Pacific Heating & Air Conditioning with Your Heater Repair in El Cajon

When you need your heater repaired or replaced, trust the experts at Pacific! As our long list of happy customers shows, many of your neighbors already do! With years of experience helping people in the El Cajon maximize their comfort, we have the know-how needed to get the job done. No matter what you need, our company has well-defined services and procedures in place to ensure consistency and a proper diagnosis.

In other words, when it comes to heater repair in El Cajon, you can always count on Pacific Heating & Air Conditioning. Contact us at 619.535.1128 to schedule your heating service.

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406 S. Johnson Ave. El Cajon, CA 92020
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MON - FRI | 7AM - 7PM • SAT | 7AM - 5PM
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