how long should I let my 2006 Mercedes Benz R500 warm up before I drive her?

jamel_lytle
75

Asked by Mar 12, 2012 at 12:43 PM about the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R500 4MATIC

Question type: General

Hello everyone, When I start the car, I let it idle down (takes about 1 mins to 2mins or less) then I drive
it. I noticed that when I do this, the car seems to make a loud noise as if she's annoyed and yelling at
me(SMILES). When I putter and tinker in the car for 4 mins or so with the kids and then take off, it's not
as loud. Does this sound like something I should get checked out or should I idle longer? This is my 1st
Benz so for give my ignorance.
Also, my sensors go red when I press the brakes occasionally and make the loud beep sound after it
rains. What is that about?
I appreciate your advice and opinions in advance.
man I like this website :)
J.Lytle

5 Answers

Roma Bezma
100

Well actually before you drive off, the car has to be warm or perfect temp to function at its best, but obviously no one will wait for that long so it is actually not recommended to have large rpm when driving on cold engine. You can ask dealership machenics about it and they will tell u that it is normal for it to be loud. And about sencors, Im not sure about but my guess would be, it is telling to check the break compartments because maybe something needs to be replaced or damaged.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer
jamel_lytle
75

Thank you for your reply Roman. I will contact the dealership tomorrow about my sensors.

jamel_lytle
75

Sensors needed to be replaced :) covered by warranty. All is well in R-Ville USA

jamel_lytle
75

false activation of parking aid warning malfunction. no signal output. replace L/inner sensor. power steering pump needed to be replace,seal leaking,gasket,seal ring. V. bellows leaking, replace L/F strut. no issues or problems now. like new :)

dedrke5
20

I just got a mercedes r500 and if I don't warm it up it would skip the gear is this normal? thanks

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

R-Class
Looking for a Used R-Class in your area?
CarGurus has 618 nationwide R-Class listings starting at $5,495.
ZIP:

Search Mercedes-Benz R-Class Questions

Mercedes-Benz R-Class Experts

#1 GDI1952
GDI1952
Reputation 450
#2 anjy834u
anjy834u
Reputation 350
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 180
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz GL-Class"
147 Great Deals out of 6,016 listings starting at $10,995
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class"
118 Great Deals out of 6,874 listings starting at $1,450
Used Mercedes-Benz M-Class"
239 Great Deals out of 7,031 listings starting at $2,995
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class"
550 Great Deals out of 22,152 listings starting at $1,990
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class"
577 Great Deals out of 28,176 listings starting at $1,798
Used Mercedes-Benz G-Class"
10 Great Deals out of 718 listings starting at $22,988
Used Audi Q7"
53 Great Deals out of 3,770 listings starting at $8,902
Used BMW X5"
260 Great Deals out of 10,513 listings starting at $2,799
Used BMW 7 Series"
89 Great Deals out of 5,902 listings starting at $2,200
Used Land Rover Range Rover"
71 Great Deals out of 4,239 listings starting at $5,680
Used Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class"
58 Great Deals out of 3,014 listings starting at $9,000
Used Porsche Cayenne"
70 Great Deals out of 5,094 listings starting at $6,500
Used Mercedes-Benz CL-Class"
34 Great Deals out of 782 listings starting at $4,499
Used Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class"
51 Great Deals out of 1,776 listings starting at $3,495

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class For Sale
26 listings starting at $17,995
2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class For Sale
40 listings starting at $15,881
2010 Mercedes-Benz R-Class For Sale
53 listings starting at $13,500
2009 Mercedes-Benz R-Class For Sale
45 listings starting at $7,900
2008 Mercedes-Benz R-Class For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 129 listings starting at $7,250