Remington rifles being recalled
Remingon is recalling Model 700 and Model Seven rifles over fears that the XMP triggers could unintentionally discharge
Remington has announced a voluntary safety recall of Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark PRo, or XMP triggers manufactured between May 1 2006 and April 9 2014.
The official statement reads: “A Remington investigation has determined that some XMP triggers might have excess bonding agent used in the assembly process.
“While Remington has the utmost confidence in the design of the XMP trigger, it is undertaking this recall in the interest of consumer safety to remove any potential excess bonding agent applied in the assembly process.”
Find out if your Remington rifle is being recalledOnly Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with XMP triggers are being recalled. To work out if yours is being recalled, you need to check the serial number and enter it online at xmprecall.remington.com. You will be informed if your rifle is affected.
Alternatively, you can check if your Model 700 and Model Seven rifle has an XMP trigger by looking closely at it.
If the face of the trigger is ribbed, your rifle doesn’t have an XMP trigger. If the face of the trigger is smooth, your rifle does have an XMP trigger and is subject to the recall.
“Once you have determined your rifle is subject to the recall please follow the instructions below to return your rifle to Rifle Craft Ltd (Remington UK official warranty/service centre)
“Please contact either your place of purchase or your local RFD (Registered Firearms Dealer) and arrange to drop your rifle off with them.
“You then need to contact Rifle Craft Ltd by email Workshop@Riflecraft.co.uk to inform them of your name, serial number and the RFD details. If you have no email address please call 01379 853745.
“Rifle Craft Ltd will then get in touch with your local RFD to arrange collection of your rifle. Once your rifle has been adjusted, Rifle Craft Ltd will contact you and the RFD to facilitate delivery back to the dealer and subsequent collection of your rifle from the RFD.”
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