I know it's crazy
I like to run my guns wet. I've never had a problem with that, until now.
Recently I had a chance to fly to El Paso on business and stay to shoot a TSA pistol only match that Saturday with my old buddies there. When I got to a range session on Friday, my sear started following every few shots. So, to help ensure it wouldn't do that at the match, I added more lube Saturday morning just before the match. During the first stage, my gun failed completely,,,it followed after every shot. Luckily one my very best buddies and great shooter/range officer was also shooting an XD 45, so we hot-bedded his gun to finish the match.
Since I have a light aftermarket spring, I assumed that was the issue. I told a friend of mine, a respected gunsmith about the issue and told him I'd have to go back to a stock sear spring. He said the issue wasn't the spring, given the events in story, but the oil. He posited that the oil was making a surface tension issue between the lever and the sear.
So, today, I took out the lever and sear, wiped them down and reinstalled. Now it works fine.
Lesson learned: you can overlube the fire control group of the XD.
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