Table No

Trouble

Cause

Remedy

Cartridge not fed into chamber. Bolt in front position, but no shot fired (no cartridge in cartridge chamber)

Dirty or faulty magazine. Faulty magazine latch

Reload the rifle and proceed with firing. Replace the magazine, i f s t o p p a g e i s repeated. Transfer the rifle to the repair shop, if the magazine latch is faulty

Misalignment of cartridge. Cartridge with its bullet rests on barrel breech face, moving parts stop in middle position

Bent guiding lugs of magazine side walls

Holding the bolt support reloading handle, remove the misaligned cartridge and proceed with firing. If the stoppage is repeated, replace the magazine..

Misfire. Bolt in front position, cartridge in cartridge chamber, hammer released, no shot fired

Faulty cartridge. Faulty firing pin or firing and trigger mechanism, dirty or thick lubricant

Reload the rifle and proceed with firing.

If stoppage is repeated, inspect and clean the firing pin and the firing and trigger mechanism; if they are broken or worn, transfer the rifle to the repair shop

Fired case fails to be extracted. Fired case in cartridge chamber, the next cartridge with its bullet rests on fired case, moving parts are in middle position

Dirty cartridge or dirty cartridge chamber. Dirty or faulty extractor or its spring

Retract the bolt support reloading handle, and holding it in the rear position, detach the magazine and remove the misaligned cartridge. Extract the fired case by the bolt or by the c l e a n i n g r o d and proceed with firing. If the stoppage is repeated, clean the cartridge chamber. Inspect and clean the extractor, then proceed with firing. If the extractor is faulty, transfer the rifle to the repair shop

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