The Takata airbags utilized ammonium nitrate to create an explosion that led to inflation. When it is exposed to high heat and humidity, the chemical can burn too fast and blow apart a metal canister.
In 2018, Mazda recalled 270,000 vehicles over possible exploding Takata airbags.
The recall is expected to begin Dec. 18, 2019, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, the NHTSA said. Owners may also call the NHTSA vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.
Notification letters will be mailed by Dec. 12, company officials said.