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That is not normal. When is the last time you had the transmission serviced? Also Mercedes have a problem with the plug in the transmission. Every one we service gets the new plug.

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This is normal. You are supposed to let the car warm up before you start it when it gets below freezing. That way you can give all your fluids a chance to get moving. Your thermostat could also become frozen and if you drive off with out letting it warm up long enough then it will not unfreeze in time to let water cool down the engine. Which in turn causes the engine to go. But basically the sounds you are hearing are caused by components not getting the proper fluids quick enough.

Posted on Apr 05, 2015

Testimonial: "Thanks but I let it warm up I little but it is the same the car seems to be in the wrong gear to quick then when I've driven about 2 miles everything is fine"

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