Welcome to the FTF. Stop by the "Introductions" area.
Now that we have been introduced, I do not know how clean the inside is to your firearm, but if gunk is not allowing the firearm to go properly in battery, then, yes, you will have problems.
Suggest you see a smith in your area.
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
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Life Member NAHC
Former President of the ECPT (Eifel Combat Pistol Team)