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Old October 13, 2012, 10:59 AM   #1
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Smith and Wesson M&P 40 take down lever

The take down lever on my m&p 40 will not stay in the 6 o'clock position when I remove the slide. When I clean it I have to manually hold it down. The pistol seems to operate flawlessly other than this. Can anybody tell me if this is a big deal? I really hate to send it in for this because it operates fine.
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Old October 13, 2012, 01:25 PM   #2
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My 9mm and 45 M&Ps do the same thing. I would say it is normal. No big deal at all.
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Old October 13, 2012, 02:35 PM   #3
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my m&p does the same thing .... if u push up on the guide rod the take down lever will stay put.

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Old October 13, 2012, 04:02 PM   #4
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Thank you for your help. That answers my question.
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Old October 13, 2012, 07:34 PM   #5
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take down lever

My m+P 9 did the same thing, it was sent in when the white dots on sights fell off. They replaced the take down lever SPRING also - problem fixed.....
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