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WHEN HOT WONT START BUT WILL PUSH START

1998 Kia Rio • 170,000 miles

Starts in the morning once hot wont restart with key but will by push starting and popping cluch like a vaper lock don't know hope you do
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Jayce
July 15, 2012.



So when it wont start does the starter work?Turning the engine over like normal just no start?

Saturntech9
Jul 15, 2012.
Yes it still turns over and everything like no gas or?

Tiny
Jayce
Jul 15, 2012.
Hows does it pop start and no start with the starter if the starter is working correctly?That makes no sense.

Saturntech9
Jul 15, 2012.
Thats what I'm asking how can this happen start with a push start but not with the starter

Tiny
Jayce
Jul 16, 2012.
So have you had the battery and alternator tested yet?Because to me it really doesnt make sense to me. Unless the battery isnt good enough to start the car voltage wise.

Saturntech9
Jul 16, 2012.