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My AC unit is blowing warm air. The fan is running in my

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My AC unit is blowing warm air. The fan is running in my outdoor unit and I cannot tell if the compressor is working. I assume since the fan is running that it's not the capacitor. Or is it possible to have a faulty capacitor that's running the just the fan and not the compressor?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

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It could still be the capacitor. Some units have two capacitors one for the compressor and one for the fan. Others have one capacitor, but it works both.

If you are handy with a multimeter you can test the compressor