Walther just issued a recall on their PPS M2 following safety concerns over drop firing. It seems as if this is a growing concern from more firearms manufacturers, and it kinda makes you wonder if this has been a thing all along and people are just starting to wake up to it. Here is the information we received from Walther, and how you can take care of your PPS M2:
PPS M2 RECALL (M2 MODELS ONLY/VERIFY YOUR SERIAL NUMBER IS AFFECTED BELOW BEFORE CONTINUING)
*The Walther PPS M1 models are NOT affected by the Recall. If you have a PPS M1 you do NOT need to send it in for the upgrade.
Important Safety Recall – November 2018 Walther PPS M2 Pistols
Walther Arms, Inc. has recently discovered a potential safety issue with certain PPS M2 pistols. Walther is voluntarily initiating a recall to protect the safety of its customers because under certain conditions it is possible that some of these pistols may fire when dropped.
Please do not load or fire your Walther PPS M2 pistol and contact us immediately to arrange to have your pistol upgraded free of charge.
If your pistol has already been upgraded, there will be a dot milled onto the back side of the magazine well opening.
The current time to repair your PPS M2 is approximately 6 to 8 weeks from the date we receive your PPS M2.
We appreciate your assistance and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
If you are unsure if your PPS M2 Serial Number is affected please email: [email protected] before completing this form.
THE INFORMATION BELOW IS THE REPLY THAT THE CUSTOMER RECEIVES FROM US VIA EMAIL AFTER THEY SUBMIT THEIR FORM:
Thank you for submitting this information. A confirmation e-mail with your FedEx Tracking Number will be sent to the email address you provided.
*Note: If you are shipping more than 1 x PPS M2 please complete the form once for each gun being returned to avoid any issues with processing.
Please follow the guidelines noted below when preparing to return your PPS M2 pistol:
1) Confirm that pistol is Unloaded
2) Do not ship ammunition with handgun
3) Keep magazines at home
4) Remove all aftermarket accessories
5) Gun must be securely packaged and shipped in a FedEx Box in order to prevent damage during transit
6) Retain the tracking information you were emailed for your package.
For more information on the recall please visit Walther's website. Do you own a PPS M2? Has it been affected? Let us know in the comments below.