Warning

Before performing any of the troubleshooting procedures, make sure the pistol is clear/unloaded. Do not keep live ammunition near work/maintenance area.

NOTE

In this table, evacuate to intermediate direct support also means evacuate to the next higher level of maintenance.

SYMPTOM INDEX

Troubleshooting Procedure Page

1. Ammunition does not chamber 2-10

2. Cartridge does not extract 2-13

3. Failure to eject 2-14

4. Failure to feed 2-9

5. Failure to fire 2-11

6. Hammer does not cock with decocking/safety lever in the fire (up) position 2-14

7. Hammer does not decock with decocking/safety lever in the safe (down) position 2-15

8. Slide does not lock fully forward 2-11

9. Slide does not unlock 2-12

10. Pistol fails to fire in double action 2-15

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MALFUNCTION

TEST OR INSPECTION

CORRECTIVE ACTION

1. FAILURE TO FEED.

Step 1. Check for dirty and/or damaged magazine (1).

Clean with CLP (item 5, app D)/RBC (item 7, app D) or replace magazine.

Step 2. Check for damaged feed ramp (2).

If damaged, evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 3. Check for cartridge nose jamming against feed ramp (2).

Magazine lips are too tight. Replace magazine.

Step 4. Check for cartridge nose jamming against upper chamber (3).

Magazine lips are too open. Replace magazine.

Step 5. Check for slide riding over cartridge.

Magazine not seated properly, Check magazine catch assembly.

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MALFUNCTION

TEST OR INSPECTION

CORRECTIVE ACTION

2. AMMUNITION DOES NOT CHAMBER.

Step 1. Check for dirt or obstructions in chamber (1).

Clean with CLP (item 5, app D)/RBC (item 7, app D).

Step 2. Check for dirty or damaged ammunition.

Clean with a clean, dry cloth, or replace ammunition.

Step 3. Check for damaged feed ramp (2).

If damaged, evacuate pistol to intermediate direct support maintenance.

Step 4. Check to see if the recoil spring (3) and spring guide (4) are damaged or broken.

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

Step 5. Check for damaged magazine spring (5) and/or follower (6).

If damaged, replace magazine.

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