WHEN HOT WONT START BUT WILL PUSH START

  • Tiny
  • Jayce
  • 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

Sunday, July 15th, 2012 AT 6:38 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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So when it wont start does the starter work?Turning the engine over like normal just no start?

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Sunday, July 15th, 2012 AT 6:48 PM
  • Tiny
  • Jayce
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Yes it still turns over and everything like no gas or?

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Sunday, July 15th, 2012 AT 9:27 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Go to this walk thru link: http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-cranks-but-wont-start

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Sunday, July 15th, 2012 AT 9:41 PM
  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Hows does it pop start and no start with the starter if the starter is working correctly?That makes no sense.

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Sunday, July 15th, 2012 AT 10:52 PM
  • Tiny
  • Jayce
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Thats what I'm asking how can this happen start with a push start but not with the starter

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 12:53 AM
  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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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.

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 3:05 AM

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