Slide Does Not Unlock

Step 1. Check for broken or damaged locking block (1) and lugs (2).

If broken or damaged, evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 2. Check for obstructed, broken or damaged slide.

If obstructed, remove obstruction.

If broken or damaged, evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 3. Check for faulty ammunition; determined by short recoil.

Inspect bore and remove any obstructions. Replace ammunition.

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Table 2-3. Troubleshooting Procedures (cont).

MALFUNCTION

TEST OR INSPECTION

CORRECTIVE ACTION

6. CARTRIDGE DOES NOT EXTRACT.

Step 1. Check for powder residue and/or dirt jamming extractor (1).

Clean with CLP (item 5, app D)/RBC (item 7, app D) and lubricate with CLP (item 5, app D) or LSA (item 15, app D).

Step 2. Check for defective extractor spring.

Evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 3. Check for broken or damaged extractor (1).

Evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 4. Check chamber (2) for dirt or corrosion.

Clean with CLP (item 5, app D)/RBC (item 7, app D) and lubricate with CLP (item 5, app D) or LSA (item 15, app D).

Step 5. Check for short recoil, defective cartridge.

Cartridge case or projectile may be lodged in chamber or bore. Inspect bore and remove any obstructions. Replace ammunition.

ARMY TM 9-1005-317-23&P NAVY SW 370-AA-MMO-010/9mm AIR FORCE TO 11W3-3-5-4 MARINE CORPS TM 1005-23&P/2A COAST GUARD COMDTINST M8370.7A

MALFUNCTION

TEST OR INSPECTION

CORRECTIVE ACTION

7. FAILURE TO EJECT.

Step 1. Check for broken or damaged ejector (1).

If broken or damaged, evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 2. Check for short recoil, defective cartridge.

Cartridge case or projectile may be lodged in chamber or bore. Inspect bore and remove any obstructions. Replace ammunition.

8. HAMMER DOES NOT COCK WITH THE DECOCKING/SAFETY LEVER IN THE FIRE (UP) POSITION.

Step 1. Check decocking/safety lever (1). The operator may have inadvertently, while opening the slide, turned the decocking/safety lever to the safe (down) position causing automatic hammer lowering.

Rotate decocking/safety lever to the fire (up) position.

Step 2. No further test or inspection.

Evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

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MALFUNCTION

TEST OR INSPECTION

CORRECTIVE ACTION

9. HAMMER DOES NOT DECOCK WITH DECOCKING/SAFETY LEVER IN THE SAFE (DOWN) POSITION.

Step 1. Check for dirt or obstructions in receiver jamming hammer (1).

Remove dirt or obstructions. If the dirt or obstructions cannot be removed, evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 2. Check for defective (worn or broken) hammer release lever (2).

Evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

10. PISTOL FAILS TO FIRE IN DOUBLE ACTION.

Step 1. Check decocking/safety lever (1). The operator may have inadvertently, while opening the slide, turned the decocking/safety lever to the safe (down) position causing automatic hammer lowering.

Rotate decocking/safety lever to the fire (up) position.

Step 2. Check for missing or defective trigger bar spring (2)

Evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 3. Check for broken trigger bar (3).

If broken, evacuate pistol to intermediate direct suppot maintenance.

Unlocking Pistol

ARMY TM 9-1005-317-23&P NAVY SW 370-AA-MMO-010/9mm AIR FORCE TO 11W3-3-5-4 MARINE CORPS TM 1005-23&P/2A COAST GUARD COMDTINST M8370.7A

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