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GM recalls 360,000+ trucks

GM is recalling more than 368,000 heavy duty trucks following 19 fires reportedly caused by engine block heater cords.

NBC News reports the world-wide recall includes 2019 4500 to 6500 platform Silverados and 2017-2019 Silverado and GMC Sierra three-quarter and one ton pickups – all with 6.6-liter diesels.In the meantime, General Motors says don’t use the block heaters. A short-circuit could cause a fire.

About 324,000 of the affected trucks are in the US.

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