PRODUCT: ALL Thompson/Center Arms ICON®, VENTURE® and DIMENSION™ rifles manufactured before June 13, 2013.
DESCRIPTION OF THE HAZARD:
Thompson/Center Arms has identified a condition where the safety lever in certain rifles may bind preventing the safety from becoming fully engaged. In this situation, closing the bolt may move the safety to the fire position. The rifle will not fire unless the trigger is pulled. However, out of an abundance of caution, we are initiating this recall to allow for the prompt inspection and, if necessary, the repair of each rifle.
DESCRIPTION OF THE PRODUCT INVOLVED:
This recall applies to all ICON, VENTURE and DIMENSION rifles manufactured before June 13, 2013. The following is a list of affected models:
Icon, Icon Classic, Icon Weather Shield, Icon Precision Hunter, Icon Warlord, Icon Field
Venture, Venture Predator, Venture Infinity, Venture Dream Season, Venture Weather Shield, Venture Compact
REMEDY/ACTION TO BE TAKEN:
STOP USING YOUR RIFLE.
To remedy this condition, your rifle will be inspected and if necessary repaired at no cost to you. Your firearm will be returned as quickly and efficiently as possible. All shipping and repair costs will be covered by Thompson/Center Arms.
Even in the recall condition, the rifle will not fire unless the trigger is pulled. Therefore, always follow these basic firearm safety rules:
• Keep your chamber unloaded until you are ready to shoot.
• Always keep your firearm pointed in a safe direction.
• Never place your finger on the trigger until you have made a conscious decision to fire your rifle.
Outside the United States, click HERE for a list of Authorized Warranty Centers that will repair your rifle.
VERIFICATION OF CORRECTIVE ACTION:
When your rifle is returned, you should note a punch dot on the safety lever. See the photograph below. This punch dot is confirmation that your rifle has been inspected and the hazard has not been found or has been corrected.
When your rifle is returned, you should also note a red star on the label on the outside of your box. See the photograph above. This mark is further confirmation that your rifle has been inspected and the hazard has been corrected.
CONSUMER CONTACT: To receive a FedEx pre-paid label and shipping instructions please call 877-318-0644.