Release Cables For Rear Seat May Stretch/Break on Mercedes-Benz ML430

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Release cables for the rear seat (second row of seats) tend to stretch or break requiring replacement.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 68,500 (60,000–77,000)
3 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001
7 people reported this problem
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Second row seat cable to lift seat forward for third row access broke.
Rear seat 60 stuck in down position. Leaver on the front of side of seat is loose. Wire might have come out of housing or broken.