9mm Ruger American® Pistol Product Safety Bulletin
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Recall and Safety Announcements

Recall and Safety Announcements

Ruger American® Pistol Safety Bulletin - October 2018 - Ruger has discovered that some Ruger American® Pistols chambered in 9mm may exhibit premature wear of the locking surfaces between the slide and barrel which, if ignored, can result in a crack developing near the ejection port of the slide. View Safety Bulletin

Ruger Precision Rifle® Safety Bulletin - Aug 2017 - Ruger has issued a Product Safety Bulletin for certain Ruger Precision Rifles due to the potential for interference between the aluminum bolt shroud and the cocking piece (also known as the firing pin back). View Safety Bulletin

Mark IV™ Pistol Product Safety Warning and Recall Notice - June 2017 - Ruger recently discovered that all Mark IV™ pistols (including 22/45™ models) manufactured prior to June 1, 2017 have the potential to discharge unintentionally if the safety is not utilized correctly. View Recall Notice

SR-556VT™ Product Safety Warning and Recall Notice - April 2014 - We have determined that the disconnector in the two-stage trigger system on our SR-556VT™ modern sporting rifles was not properly heat treated by a vendor and that the disconnector can wear prematurely. View Recall Notice

Ruger American Rimfire® Rifle Product Safety Warning and Recall Notice - Jan 2014 - We have determined that Ruger American Rimfire® rifles chambered in .22 WMRF (Magnum) and .17 HMR manufactured between November 17, 2013 and January 8, 2014 were manufactured without a vent hole. View Recall Notice

LCP® Product Safety Warning and Recall Notice - Oct 2008 - Ruger has recently received a small number of reports from the field indicating that LCP pistols can discharge when dropped onto a hard surface with a round in the chamber. View Recall Notice

SR9® Product Safety Warning and Recall Notice - April 2008 - We have determined that some Ruger SR9 pistols manufactured between October 2007 and April 2008 can, under certain conditions, fire if dropped with their manual safeties in the "off" or "fire" position. The pistols will not fire if the manual safety is in the "on" or "safe" position. View Recall Notice

Ruger P85 9mm Pistol - Oct 1990 - It is possible for certain Ruger® P85™ 9mm pistols manufactured between 1987 and 1990 to accidentally discharge when the safety/decocker lever is engaged, if the firing pin is broken in a particular way. View Recall Notice

M77 Bolt-Action Rifles - Oct 1985 - Ruger has learned that the trigger overtravel adjustment set screw in a few of its M77® bolt action rifles manufactured between 1968 and 1991 may not be securely tightened and may move too readily. This change in original adjustment can, in extreme cases, either cause the rifle to fire unexpectedly (with the safety "off") or cause the rifle to not fire at all. View Recall Notice

"Old Model" (pre-1973) Single-Six, Blackhawk, Super Blackhawk, or Bearcat Revolvers - Jan 1982 - This notice involves a free safety conversion for "Old Model" Single-Six, Blackhawk, Super Blackhawk and Bearcat single-action revolvers manufactured from 1953 to 1972. Download this notice for specific details on affected units and for instructions on how to obtain this free factory-installed modification. View Safety Conversion PDF

"Old Model" Single-Six, Blackhawk, Super Blackhawk and Bearcat. - Jan 1982 - "The Empty Chamber" warning announcement for all older single-action revolvers. View Warning Announcement PDF

"Old Model" Single-Six, Blackhawk, Super Blackhawk and Bearcat. - Jan 1982 - "Handle with Care, Old Style Single-Action Revolvers" announcement for all older single-action revolvers. View Warning Announcement PDF

New Bearcat Convertible Revolvers - April 1994 - This recall notice involves cylinder timing for New Ruger Bearcat Convertible Revolvers with serial numbers from 93-00500 to 93-01944. Download this notice for specific details on affected units. View Recall Notice