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Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Inside Door Handles May Break

Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2011

Average Mileage: 108,913 mi (33,000 mi - 211,000 mi)


The inside door handles are prone to breaking.

  • Visitor, , 33,000 mi

    Interior door handle broke off right in my hand. Never had this happen before. It is part of the door trim, and the part cost $395.00!! GM needs to replace this under warranty!!

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  • Visitor, , 63,480 mi

    My grandson was trying to open the driver side door when the handle made a popping sound and came out farther than normal. The door did not open. I exited on the passenger side, went to the driver side and had to open the door for him. Not sure what happen inside of door. The warranty has expired for this truck.

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  •  Rookie

    Driver side door handle broke had to buy the whole door panel to replace handle . A very bad design and very costly also Battery was almost dead this morning checked battery postive connection was good negative connection was a acid build up at the bottom side of connector to the post . Put a charge on battery it started up, but the acon driver side was blowing cold air passenger side was blowing hot air . didn't matter what the tempture set was set at on passenger side it is still blowing hot air on passenger side . What should i do clean battery it look like the battery could be leaking around negative post looks wet .

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  • Visitor, , 82,000 mi

    Door handle replaced by shop (Whole Door Panel Done at time for $500) now two months later same exact problem. Why the hell is the only fix the whole panel!? Why make such a cheap part chevy?

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  • Visitor, , 211,000 mi

    While attempting to close the driver-side door, the handle broke completely loose on one side. Now, I am careful to pull on it to close the door because I don't know how much longer it can last like this. In order to fix it, I suppose I would need a whole new interior door panel which are not cheap. I've checked.

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  • Drivers side plastic inside door handle broke and was easily replaced with a new one

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