Smith & Wesson proclaims take into account of Some 2020 M&P protect EZ Pistols

Smtih & Wesson M&P Shield EZ

Jeremy S. for TTAG

Smith & Wesson has announced a remember of a few of their M&P safeguard EZ pistols made in 2020.  The difficulty involves potentially cracked hammers that may, in worst case scenarios, trigger assorted discharges devoid of urgent the trigger. patrons can call 888-871-7114 or go online to the S&W guard EZ remember site to enter their serial numbers to peer if their gun is affected.

if your gun is among those with potentially cracked hammers, the first rate people at S&W make fixing it convenient.  They’ll ship you a free transport label to send them the pistol for repairs.

here’s extra from the web site.

M&P protect® EZ® PISTOL important safeguard don’t forget observe FOR PISTOLS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MARCH 1ST, 2020 AND OCTOBER thirty first, 2020

Smith & Wesson has identified two M&P safeguard EZ Pistols on which the hammers manufactured with the aid of our enterprise were cracked. In those firearms, the hammer didn’t utterly have interaction the sear, inflicting the circular to fire, cycling the slide, and potentially leading to varied discharges with out depressing the trigger. This difficulty can turn up in right here two eventualities:

  1. With a loaded journal within the firearm and the grip safety depressed, releasing the slide (by pulling it again, or releasing the slide stop), may additionally ignite the round as the slide closes, devoid of attractive the set off.  The situation may additionally happen, regardless of the guide thumb safeguard position if outfitted.  This may also also outcome in distinct discharges.

  2. With a loaded magazine in the firearm, the grip protection depressed, guide safeguard within the hearth position, slide closed, and a circular within the chamber, pulling the trigger will trigger the round to fireplace at all times, despite the fact as the slide cycles, the subsequent circular may well be ignited as it is chambered by means of the hammer failing to completely interact the sear, causing varied discharges.

In all instances, the firearm will now not fireplace unless the grip security is depressed.  while this condition has been found only in two hammers, and our investigation means that these two incidents are very isolated, any unintended discharge of a firearm has the skills to trigger damage.  therefore, we’ve centered this security remember as a precautionary measure to be sure that all M&P look after EZ Pistols in service meet our design requirements.

stop using your M&P® shield™ EZ pistol except you assess no matter if it is protected in this safety keep in mind, and in that case, unless it has been inspected and repaired through Smith & Wesson, if vital.


This word applies simplest to M&P® guard™ EZ pistols (including efficiency middle® models) manufactured between March 1, 2020 and October 31, 2020, and simplest to a small percent of that population. It doesn’t apply to all shelter™ pistols.  To determine whether your M&P shelter EZ Pistol is affected, assess the label on the container to check date of manufacture (see picture under), and if manufacture date is between March 1, 2020 and October 31, 2020 – your pistol could be affected. in this case (or if you’re doubtful of your date of manufacture), with ease go to and input your serial quantity, or name 888-871-7114 .

again, Smith & Wesson makes it convenient to get your EZ repaired in a well timed method.

cure/motion TO BE TAKEN:

if your M&P preserve EZ Pistol is included in this do not forget, we are able to prepare for the return of your firearm to Smith & Wesson for inspection.  After inspection, if the hammer out of your firearm is affected, it’s going to get replaced at no cost to you.  We are expecting that this whole system will take now not than 10 business days, and your pistol can be back as immediately and efficaciously as feasible.  All delivery and alternative costs can be covered with the aid of Smith & Wesson.

here’s easy methods to determine if your gun became manufactured in the window between March 1, 2020 and October 31, 2020.

a way to locate YOUR SERIAL quantity AND DATE OF MANUFACTURE:

image via Smith & Wesson

Please enter the serial number inscribed on your pistol within the container below to assess if it is protected in this remember.  You may additionally enter distinctive serial numbers.  after you have checked all your serial numbers, you could be requested to complete a pre-paid return label request kind.

The M&P preserve EZ is a pretty good little gun. if in case you have one, make sure to follow through on submitting it for a restore.