A voluntary recall has been issued for certain aftermarket replacement windshields sold for use in 2014-2018 Toyota Highlander vehicles. The voluntary recall was issued by Fujian Wanda Automobile Glass Industry.
According to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “the windshields have an attached wire harness that water may leak into, possibly causing damage to the vehicle’s Engine Control Module (ECM).”
The windshields in question were manufactured between September 7, 2015, and March 10, 2018.
The windshields were sold under the following part numbers: FW03878GTY; FW03880GTY, FW03881GTY, FW03882GTY, FW03883GTY, FW03884GTY, FW04155GTY, FW04156GTY, and FW04271GTY.
According to NHTSA’s report, the recalled windshields have a marking on the glass at the lower passenger-side corner that contains: “FUYAO” and the Fuyao logo; “DOT – 459”; an alphanumeric code of FW3878, FW3880, FW3881, FW3882, FW3883, FW3884, FW4155, FW4156 or FW4271; and a sequence at the bottom that starts with numbers 5, 6, or 7 or with the number 8 followed by a single dot and one or more 8-point stars.
Glass shops with such windshields in their inventory should contact the company’s customer service at 888/267-1168 about disposing of the windshields. The notice cautioned that the continued sale of a recalled product is a federal offense and to notify customers who have such windshields, or to provide their names and addresses to the company.