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

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.

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Average mileage: 70,444 (35,000–135,000)
8 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, more2007, 2008, 2011, 2014
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2007 Honda Odyssey 75,000 mi,
Third row seat won't unlatch.
2001 Honda Odyssey 95,000 mi,
not fixed. Looking for solution. The 3rd row will not fold down. Locked in up position
2011 Honda Odyssey 40,000 mi,
Third Row seat won't fold down
new 2015 Honda Odyssey the 3d row seat won't unlatch to fold down.
2001 Honda Odyssey 89,000 mi,
As usual the third seat wont fold due to the lach
2006 Honda Odyssey 40,000 mi,
3rd row will not unlatch
2006 Honda Odyssey 135,000 mi,
right rear seat half will not release to be lowered into rear hatch
2007 Honda Odyssey 75,000 mi,
smaller 3rd row seat wont unlatch to open