Some R7 Mako Handguns Recalled by Kimber

Kimber issued a recall for a select batch of their new R7 Mako handguns. If you know someone who owns a Kimber R7 Mako, please share this notice with them.

From Kimber:

Kimber Mfg. Inc. (“Kimber”) has discovered a quality issue involving the firing pin safety block of certain Kimber R7 model handguns. This recall affects certain Serial Numbers that were shipped from January 10, 2022 through February 14, 2022. 

Firearms assembled with the subject firing pin safety block may release multiple rounds from a single trigger pull. 

Even if you haven't experienced the issue, follow these instructions to determine if your handgun is part of the recall.

Kimber R7 Mako

Check the serial number on your R7 Mako —

This Recall Notice applies only to the Serial Numbers of those products listed in the List of Serial Numbers of Recalled Products linked to this document. If your R7 Mako handgun is among those in this List of Serial Numbers of Recalled Productsplease contact us as described below immediately, and do not load, use, sell, or otherwise make available your handgun, as the condition may lead to serious personal injury or death. Kimber is voluntarily recalling the affected products to help ensure the personal safety of the parties that purchased and/or used them.

r7 mako recall notice

If your handgun is on the recall list —

If your R7 Mako handgun has a Serial Number listed in the List of Serial Numbers of Recalled Products linked to this document, please contact Kimber immediately to obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (“RMA”). Then arrange to have your handgun returned to Kimber for examination and remedial measures as may be necessary, free of charge, using the following steps:

  • Step 1 – Please either: (a) contact us immediately at 888-243-4522 (Monday-Friday 9:30 AM – 6 PM EST) and indicate you are calling about the “R7 firing pin safety block recall;” or (b) email us at “R7**************************@ki***********.com.” Either option will enable you to arrange an RMA to return your product(s) to Kimber for examination and remedial work, free of charge. We will pay for the costs of shipping the product(s) to Kimber and returning it to you.
  • Step 2 – After confirming that your product(s) is subject to this recall, we will send you a prepaid shipping label with instructions so that you can return your product to us, free of charge.
  • Step 3 – Kimber will examine your product(s), remediate it, and return it to you (free of charge) after being remediated. Kimber will make every effort to return your product(s) to you in as short a period as possible.

If your R7 Mako handgun is affected by this recall, and you have already sent it to Kimber, we will examine your product(s), remediate it, and return it to you (free of charge) after being remediated for the issue identified by this recall notice.

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