SAFETY WARNING & RECALL NOTICE
A Limited Number of Rifles are Affected
SIG SAUER, Inc. has determined that a limited number of rifles in the SIG716 DMR®, SIG516® Carbon Fiber and SIGM400® Predator models are subject to a Safety Warning and Recall Notice. Some models were built with a two-stage SIG SAUER trigger that may have an improperly heat-treated hammer. Over time, this could result in a trigger malfunction creating a significant safety hazard. SIG SAUER is issuing a mandatory recall to replace the hammer and trigger assembly in these specific rifles. This recall does not affect any military or law enforcement rifles or any SIG MCX®/SIG MPX® products.
SIG SAUER will correct any of the affected firearms at no cost to the customer.
The firearms affected by the recall can be identified by the presence of a SIG mark etched into the hammer. See image below.
RIFLE RECALL: HOW TO CHECK
To determine if a rifle is subject to the recall, take the following two actions:
SIG SAUER apologizes for any inconvenience this has caused and will service any affected rifle in the most expedited manner possible.
If you have any questions about this recall, the rifle, or its disassembly or reassembly, please contact SIG SAUER Customer Service at (603) 610-3000, Option 1.
FAQ – TWO-STAGE MATCH TRIGGER RECALL
Q: How do I know if my rifle is affected?
A: If you own a SIG716 DMR, SIG516 with a Carbon Fiber Handguard, or a SIGM400 Predator, you could “POTENTIALLY” be affected. Go to visual identifier and serial number lookup above to see if your specific rifle is subject to the recall.
Q: Why are only these specific models being recalled?
A: These models contained a version of the SIG Two-Stage Match Trigger that was identified to have a heat treatment issue.
Q: What is the cost of this recall?
A: There will be no cost to the end user.
Q: How long will it take to get my rifle back?
A: 2-3 weeks.
Q: What do I need to do if my rifle is affected by the recall?
A: Contact SIG SAUER Customer Service at (603) 610-3000, Option #1, and you will be issued a pre-addressed shipping label and box.
Q: Does this affect any Law Enforcement or Military rifles in the market?
Q: Will my new trigger still be a Two-Stage Match Trigger?
Q: Do I need to return my lower to SIG SAUER?
Q: Are all triggers in the listed models – SIG716 DMR®, SIGM400® Predator, SIG516® with Carbon Fiber Handguard –affected?
A: No. Use the visual identifier above and serial number lookup to determine if your rifle is affected.
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