On November 3rd at around 4pm Central Daylight Time, a Colt Safety Recall was issued by the company in regards to certain Colt Modern Sporting Rifles (MSRs) regarding the hammers of certain serial number ranges and models produced by the company that all presumably use the same fire control group hammers. According to the recall notice, these hammers allow the rifle to discharge more than one round when the trigger is released. Colt has voluntarily initiated this recall in an effort to prevent the possibility of death or serious injury and has encouraged anyone who has purchased a Colt MSR since March 5th, 2021 to stop using it and check to see if their MSR falls within the affected serial number range by using this link or calling Colt Customer Service. The full safety recall notice has been posted in its entirety below.
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Colt Safety Recall Regarding Modern Sporting Rifles
IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL NOTICE REGARDING CERTAIN COLT MODERN SPORTING RIFLES
COLT’S MANUFACTURING COMPANY LLC (“COLT”) has recently discovered a potential
safety issue with certain Modern Sporting Rifles (“MSRs”). Colt is voluntarily initiating a recall to protect the safety of its customers because, under certain conditions, it is possible that some of these MSRs may discharge a second round when the trigger is released when there is a live round in the chamber.
Colt is committed to the highest standards of quality and customer satisfaction. In keeping with that commitment, during routine quality testing, Colt discovered that hammers that do not meet Colt’s specifications were installed in certain MSRs that were manufactured beginning on March 5, 2021. The issue will be corrected by replacing the hammers in affected MSRs.
The recall only covers a portion of MSRs manufactured beginning on March 5, 2021, and includes the following models: AR15A4, CR6700A4, CR6920, CR6920-EPR, CR6920MPS-B, CR6921, CR6921-EPR, CR6933, CR6933-EPR, CR6960, LE6920-EPR, LE6920MPS-B, LE6920-OEM1, LE6920-OEM2, LE6920-R, LE6933-EPR, SP633784, LE6920SOCOM.
The following chart lists all the serial numbers for those models that may potentially be subject to
Model Marking Serial Numbers
AR-15 A4: CAR022851 – CAR023250
CARBINE: CR036354 – CR099599
CARBINE: CR713001 – CR722100
M4 CARBINE: CR716801 – CR721500
M4A1 CARBINE: CR021580 – CR022024
To prevent the possibility of death or serious personal injury, Colt advises anyone who has purchased a Colt MSR since March 5, 2021 to stop using it immediately and visit
ColtRepairMSR.com or call Customer Service at 1-800-971-3216 to see if your specific MSR is affected. Please note: Not all MSRs within the serial number range in the above chart are subject to this recall and this website offers easy, step-by-step instructions to determine if a particular MSR is affected.
Customer service agents will assist anyone who needs additional help. Our expert craftsmen are ready to upgrade all affected MSRs at our West Hartford, CT headquarters