News|Industry News On November 3rd, Colt Manufacturing issued a safety recall in regards to their Modern Sporting Rifles (MSRs). The recall is due to certain hammers with certain serial numbers […]
On November 3rd, Colt Manufacturing issued a safety recall in regards to their Modern Sporting Rifles (MSRs). The recall is due to certain hammers with certain serial numbers and models produced by Colt all presumably using the same fire control group hammers. According to the recall notice from Colt, these hammers allow the rifle to shoot more than one round when the trigger is pulled. Colt has voluntarily issued this recall notice to prevent the possibility of serious injury or death and has urged owners of Colt’s MSR since March 5th, 2021 to stop using it. Then, to check to see if their rifle falls into the affected serial numbers. You can check for your serial number here or by calling Colt Customer Service. The safety recall notice is posted below in full.
Recall Notice From Colt Manufacturing Regarding Modern Sporting Rifles.
IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL NOTICE REGARDING CERTAIN COLT MODERN SPORTING RIFLES
COLT’S MANUFACTURING COMPANY LLC (“COLT”) has recently discovered a potential
safety issue with certain Modern Sporting Rifles (“MSRs”). Colt is voluntarily initiating a recall to protect the safety of its customers because, under certain conditions, it is possible that some of these MSRs may discharge a second round when the trigger is released when there is a live round in the chamber.
Colt is committed to the highest standards of quality and customer satisfaction. In keeping with that commitment, during routine quality testing, Colt discovered that hammers that do not meet Colt’s specifications were installed in certain MSRs that were manufactured beginning on March 5, 2021. The issue will be corrected by replacing the hammers in affected MSRs.
The recall only covers a portion of MSRs manufactured beginning on March 5, 2021, and includes the following models: AR15A4, CR6700A4, CR6920, CR6920-EPR, CR6920MPS-B, CR6921, CR6921-EPR, CR6933, CR6933-EPR, CR6960, LE6920-EPR, LE6920MPS-B, LE6920-OEM1, LE6920-OEM2, LE6920-R, LE6933-EPR, SP633784, LE6920SOCOM.
The following chart lists all the serial numbers for those models that may potentially be subject to
Model Marking Serial Numbers
AR-15 A4: CAR022851 – CAR023250
CARBINE: CR036354 – CR099599
CARBINE: CR713001 – CR722100
M4 CARBINE: CR716801 – CR721500
M4A1 CARBINE: CR021580 – CR022024
To prevent the possibility of death or serious personal injury, Colt advises anyone who has purchased a Colt MSR since March 5, 2021 to stop using it immediately and visit
ColtRepairMSR.com or call Customer Service at 1-800-971-3216 to see if your specific MSR is affected. Please note: Not all MSRs within the serial number range in the above chart are subject to this recall and this website offers easy, step-by-step instructions to determine if a particular MSR is affected.
Customer service agents will assist anyone who needs additional help. Our expert craftsmen are ready to upgrade all affected MSRs at our West Hartford, CT headquarters.
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