DETROIT, April 30 (Reuters) - Subaru said late Tuesday that it has recalled about 170,000 vehicles in many northern and Midwest U.S. states, the so-called "salt belt" region, due to possible rusting of the rear suspension. The automaker, a unit of Japan's Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. , said that the rear suspension components could rust after several years of exposure to road salts, used to clear ice during the winter. The corrosion could cause the subframe to break, which if it occurred ...
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