2006 Mazda MPV - 3rd row seat doesn't lock in!

Hi,

The 3rd row seat in my 2006 Mazda MPV doesn’t secure itself to the two clamps on either side no matter how hard I pull on the back strap. What to do?

Thanks,
bkbk

Try cleaning in and around the locking mechanism. I had similar difficulties in a Toyota van we used to have because of the crud built up where the seat locking mechanism engaged with the slot on the floor.