car has to be push started on 1998 Saturn SC1

car has to be push started but once the engine is run for a while i am able to turn the car back on with just the key. what would cause this?

by in Green Lake, WI on February 26, 2012
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1 answer
ANSWER by , February 27, 2012
A couple of possibilities could be; 1-Clutch safety switch 2-Starter Check voltage to small wire at starter with clutch pedal pushed down and key turned forward. When engine is hot,starter might be making a better connection in the solenoid.