Corrective Action

1. FAILURE OF MAGAZINE TO LOCK IN RIFLE.

Step 1. Dirty or corroded magazine catch (1).

Disassemble and clean. Step 2 Defective magazine catch spring (2)

Evacuate to support maintenance. Step 3 Worn or broken magazine catch (1).

Evacuate to support maintenance

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2-9. TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES (CONT).

TROUBLESHOOTING (CONT)

MALFUNCTION

TEST OR INSPECTION

CORRECTIVE ACTION

2. FAILURE TO FEED

Step 1. Magazine catch spring weak or broken

Evacuate to support maintenance Step 2. Magazine catch (1) defective.

Evacuate to support maintenance Step 3. Magazine catch (1) out of adjustment (will not retain magazine)

Refer to operator's manual. Step 4. Short recoil.

Refer to page 2-28

3. FAILURE TO CHAMBER.

Step 1. Weak or broken action spring (1), RIFLE ONLY (free length 11 3/4 inches (29.85 cm) minimum to 13 1.'2 Inches (34 29 cm) maximum) CARBINE ONLY (10 1 16 inches (2S 56 cm) minimum to 11 1,4 inches (28 58 cm) maximum)

Replace action spring (p 2-57)

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