I agree that it would probably be one of those parts or gunk caught underneath. HOwever, doesn't the spring push up from the other end keeping the indicator down? Which would be why it is normally down and only up when a cartridge is chambered and physically pushes the opposite end of the indicator lever up?Captain Ray said:OK.. now I am sure you have checked this.. but are you absolutely sure there is no round chambered? Having double and tripple checked this. I can only see "gunk" being your problem. There are only three parts that can be the problem.
Parts 37,38, or 39.. the indicator, indicator pin, or indicator spring. Logic says it most likely is not the pin.. that just holds things in place.. if the spring failed, you would think it would not push up.. so that doesn't make sense.. so either some grime has got under the indicator not allowing it t fall, or something is pushing up on the spring causing the indicator to raise.
I'm with Overkill here; there's no need to remove anything from the slide here except for part #38, the "Loaded Chamber Indicator Pin", and then the rest of the LCI parts. If I were you, I'd have probably already just tapped that pin out. However, if you can fix it without removing the pin, that's even better.kmclarke said:did we decide whether or not I need to take apart the entire slid or just start with the pin/indicator?
As [TASF]Overkill stated already, it should be just the part that is in question. No need to take apart your whole pistol.[TASF said:Overkill]Why all this talk about disassembling the slide? It's ONE PIN to remove the indicator, is it not?
Best advice so far...[TASF said:Overkill]Removing the indicator is simple, and doesn't require any real slide disassembly. There's just one pin to remove.