Why do I get misfires? Savage Moderator January 24, 2017 18:27 Updated Follow Misfires can be caused by a number of reasons: defective primer no powder powder may be ‘wet’ from oil, anti-seize, or the like bullet not fully seated on the powder barrel bulge Related articles When I put the magazine in my A17 and cock the gun, it doesn't fire when I pull the trigger. Where do I send my firearm for service repairs? Where can I buy parts for my Savage firearm? What should my AccuTrigger pull be at minimum? Where do I find parts information or gunsmith services on older model Savage products? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.