Henry issues a recall notice for some lever action .45-70 rifles manufactured after November 2022

Certain lever action .45-70 Gov’t rifles manufactured by Henry Repeating Arms during the period from December 14, 2022, through January 11, 2023 may unintentionally discharge without the trigger being pulled if the hammer is released or dropped from the cocked position. Henry has identified the cause of the issue as firing pins that may not meet specifications and is replacing the firing pin to correct it.

Here is what Henry have to say on its website:

“To prevent the possibility of death or serious personal injury, you should immediately stop using all Henry Repeating Arms lever action .45-70 rifles and not load or fire them until determining whether the rifle is subject to this recall.”

Models affected

The list of models affected by this recall are as follows: H010G, H010GAW, H010GAWP, H010GCC, H010X, H024-4570.

To determine whether your specific Henry lever action .45-70 is subject to this recall, visit this web page  and enter your serial number in the box at the bottom of the page, ensuring you’ve entered the correct letters and numbers. You can also send an email to recall@henryusa.com, or, if your are in the USA, call toll-free 1-866-200-2354 (M-F, 9 am ET-5 pm ET).

Your firearm is not subject to this recall if you obtained your rifle before December 2022.

Actions to take

Confirm whether or not your firearm is affected by inputting your serial number in the form. If your firearm is not affected, no further action is needed.

If your firearm is affected, continue filling out the form to submit a recall service request. Once approved, you will receive a prepaid return shipping label and further instructions.

After your firearm is serviced with a replacement firing pin, Henry Repeating Arms will send a $50 eGift card for HenryPride.com. 

For more information and instructions, please visit henryusa.com/recall, email recall@henryusa.com, or, if your re in the USA, call toll-free 1-866-200-2354 (M-F, 9 am ET-5 pm ET).