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Are you saying the bike is a 00 and has 1K miles?


When bikes sit a lot clutch plates have a way of sticking together and not fully releasing. That's why they clunk into 1st gear first thing in the morning. Eventually they varnish.
Adjust the clutch cable and pushrod and change primary oil, lube the clutch cable and beat the $hit out of it for a couple hundred miles.

It is also quite possible that because of this condition the bike does not fully shift into neutral, and if this were the case it could slip into gear. The lite can come on even if the bike is not fully engaged in neutral.

You don't ride these things by lites, you need to go by feel.
 

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Well, you are there and I'm not.

No way the bike shifts itself from a properly engaged neutral into first gear.

The only possibility would be a defect in the shiftdrum detent cam that would be incredibly obvious to any wrench at a dealer.

It's more likely for something in the gearbox to intermittently drag while in neutral, giving you the impression it is shifting itself into gear, and if it happens 10% of the time it should be easy for a tech to duplicate it during a test ride.
 
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