Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.
So far, more than 12 million vehicles worldwide with air bags made by Japanese parts supplier Takata Corp. have been recalled for the problem.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power mirrors that can cause minor fires.
The company says the headrests can exceed the maximum allowable gap between a person’s head and the head restraint.
September sales won’t be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.
Ignition switches can move out of position and potentially lead to the engine shutting off while driving and air bags not functioning.
The vehicles also might not start, and the fuel pump could keep working even when the engine is shut off.
The numbers are a sign of a strong month as dealers sell off 2014 models to make room for new ones.
An auto safety advocacy group has asked the U.S. government to investigate power system failures in Chrysler vehicles that could cause them to stall while being driven.
The watchdog group said that power failures in thousands of Chrysler vehicles can cause the them to stall while being driven.