Hyundai, Kia recall 68,000 vehicles due to engine fires

The companies also said 3.7 million vehicles need software that will alert drivers of possible engine failures

DETROIT (AP) — Despite a government shutdown, Hyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires. The problem stems from improper repairs during previous recalls for engine failures.