GM beats recall over SUV brake-line rust

April 9, 2015 11:43 PM

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General Motors finally beat having to issue another recall, with regulators deciding against requiring it to ask owners of about 2 million pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles to bring in their vehicles to be inspected for potentially rusted brake lines.

Instead, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued warnings asking owners of older SUVs and pickups in cold-weather states where road salt can lead to corrosion to keep a lookout for rust on brake lines.

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