Expert Oil Furnace Repair in Champaign

Furnace won’t start? Reset button keeps tripping? If your fuel oil furnace is leaving you irritated and chilly in Champaign, the Experts at Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help.

Sometimes, you can take care of troubles with your oil-burning furnace alone. There are a couple of things you can try before calling us for heating repair.

Common Oil Heating System Problems

  • Furnace won’t start. The thermostat setting may be wrong. Make sure that it’s set to “auto” and “heat.”
  • Reset button keeps tripping. This safety feature stops your furnace when it spots a problem. Make sure there’s fuel in the oil tank, the valves are open and the chimney is clear. Once you’ve checked those areas, only press the reset button once. Pressing it too many times could cause fuel oil to become concentrated and start a fire once the furnace begins running.
  • Inadequate heat. The oil or air filters could be congested and need to be cleaned or replaced.
  • Excess noise. If you hear clattering, tighten access panels. Squealing means there’s problems with the belt or blower motor. If these components have oiling ports, put a little bit of electric motor oil on them after shutting down your furnace.

Other times, you’ll need one of our professional service technicians. Call Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning for oil furnace repair service when:

  • Pushing the reset button doesn’t start the furnace, even when there’s fuel in the tank and valves are open
  • You hear knocking sounds, which likely means there’s air in the fuel lines
  • Oil lines are leaking
  • Soot can be found in the burner chamber
  • Burner runs but does not fire
  • Other troubleshooting ideas don’t fix the problem

100% Satisfaction Guarantee* Backs Our Repairs

Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can determine the problem when your oil furnace won’t heat.

Our professionals have finished in-depth testing to earn the most prestigious HVAC standard, NATE certification. They are able to deal with most any heating repair. And all our work is backed by a one-year 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.*

Routine maintenance can help stop furnace breakdowns. Once we get your furnace running, Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning technicians can go over a membership plan that could reduce pricey repairs and make your furnace heat more efficiently. A more efficient furnace could help you save money on utility costs.


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At Service Experts, our top priority is always the health and safety of our customers and team. We are following all COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public safety guidelines and adjusting our business practices as needed to ensure customer and employee wellbeing. As a precautionary measure, anyone working on behalf of Service Experts – including our technicians – is being asked to stay home for the recommended 14 day quarantine period if they are returning from out-of-country, have been exposed to a presumptive or confirmed case, or are feeling unwell. We are providing our technicians and other field employees with additional health and safety guidance to assist in keeping our customers and employees safe. Please be prepared to answer brief health and safety questions with our representative. We will continue to monitor the situation and will adjust our business practices as required. We recognize that this may be a particularly stressful time and want you to know that, we are committed to serving you and making your experience as easy as possible.