Henry Repeating Arms recently discovered a safety issue affecting certain lever-action 45-70 Gov’t rifles manufactured during the period from December 14, 2022, through January 11, 2023. Henry voluntarily initiated a recall.
To prevent the possibility of death or serious personal injury, you should immediately stop using all Henry Repeating Arms lever action .45-70 rifles and not load or fire them until determining whether the rifle is subject to this recall.
The Issue & Fix:
Under certain conditions, it is possible that some of these rifles may unintentionally discharge without the trigger being pulled if the hammer is released or dropped from the cocked position. Henry has identified the cause of the issue as firing pins that may not meet specifications and is replacing the firing pin to correct it.
The list of models affected by this recall are as follows: H010G, H010GAW, H010GAWP, H010GCC, H010X, H024-4570.
To determine whether your specific Henry lever action .45-70 is subject to this recall, click the link here to go to the recall page, then enter your serial number in the box at the bottom of the Henry recall page, ensuring you’ve entered the correct letters and numbers.
If your firearm is not affected, no further action is needed.
If your firearm is affected, continue filling out the form on the Henry website to submit a recall service request. Once approved, you will receive a prepaid return shipping label and further instructions.
After your firearm is serviced with a replacement firing pin, Henry Repeating Arms will send a $50 eGift card for HenryPride.com.
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