Issued Aug. 28, 2013, the recall identified the following issue:
“Springfield has determined that under exceptionally rare circumstances, some 3.3 XD-S 9mm and .45ACP caliber pistols could experience an¬†unintended discharge¬†during the loading process when the slide is released, or could experience a¬†double-fire¬†when the trigger is pulled once. The chance of these conditions existing is exceptionally rare, but if they happen,¬†serious injury or death could occur.”
According to Springfield, no injuries have been reported to date. The recall applies to a select number of XD-S pistols based on their serial numbers. Pistols affected by the recall include: XD-S 9mm pistols with¬†serial numbers between XS900000 and XS938700, and XD-S .45 ACP pistols with serial numbers between¬†XS500000 and XS686300.
To arrange for recall repairs, follow the instructions on this recall registration page. You can also contact the Springfield Armory Call Center at (800) 680-6866 to send in your pistol for service at Springfield’s expense.