Third Row Seat Won't Unlatch Due to Loose Latch Cables on Honda Odyssey

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Third row seat latch cables can come loose from the handle and can prevent the seat from unlatching. Reinstalling the cables and retaining them with clips should correct this issue.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 68,976 (30,000–135,000)
10 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, more2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
23 people reported this problem
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not fixed. Looking for solution. The 3rd row will not fold down. Locked in up position
Third row seat won't unlatch.
new 2015 Honda Odyssey the 3d row seat won't unlatch to fold down.
Third Row seat won't fold down
3rd row will not unlatch
60-portion of rear 60-40 bench does not open all the way. It will stay hinged shut, but can still be lowered in to floor.
I am searching for a solution, and Honda of Mentor wants to charge almost $400.
60-side of the rear 60/40 bench will not unlatch. It can be lowered in to the floor, and raised, but can not be opened entirely; nobody can sit in it.
Dealer would like over $250 to replace.
This has not yet been repaired.
Seat wont release xue to cable to loose. Hoa xo you tighte. Able?
As usual the third seat wont fold due to the lach
right rear seat half will not release to be lowered into rear hatch
smaller 3rd row seat wont unlatch to open