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If set on COOL No, what causes warm air would be either lack of sufficient air across the indoor coil (plugged air filter or a dirty coil), insufficient air passing through the outdoor condenser coil (dirty fins), insufficient refrigerant in the system (leak) or a plugged metering device (TXV or orifice). You can check the coils and their condition yourself, the other components would need to be checked by a qualified technician.

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SOURCE: Air conditioner blowing only warm air

possibly have a capacitor out on the compressor side of the a/c Since the unit works and its only blowing air the compressor isn't kicking in. The capacitor boosts the compressor to activate the compressor. I would have the capacitor to the compressor replaced first before going any further.

Good luck on your repair

Dave

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