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Under the latest GM recall, 1.4 million cars face a fire risk after two previous fixes failed. (Photo: Henry Hazboun/Shutterstock)

Maybe the third time will be the charm. It looks like more recalls are on the way for General Motors after two previous recalls failed to fix a fire risk for owners. GM will be recalling 1.4 million vehicles because 1,345 previously fixed vehicles caught fire after the repairs were made by dealers.

Most of the vehicles involved are models that are more than 10 years old. The issue involves an oil leak onto the manifold in the engine, usually occurring after hard breaking. Fortunately, 85% of the fires occurred after the engine had been shut off and no one was in the vehicle, said Alan Adler, GM’s spokesman.

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