My i-miev suddenly wouldn't start and displayed the yellow warning light with exclamation point inside car. The manual says electrical failure. After searching the web for solutions I had the 12v battery checked and recharged but same issue. After calling for service I got a tips to try the other key. And it started just fine. Then I remembered that my main key had dropped to the floor and split in two. I just put it back together and didn't think much about it. But when I opened the key and checked closely, I saw a tiny empty slot inside. I started searching for a small piece that could be missing. Luckily I found it on the floor, and after inserting it the main key worked again. This small piece contains a unique RFID code, and the car refuses to start without it. But I find it strange that the car reports an electrical failure when it is missing.
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