The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break
Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Problem
Average Mileage: 121,600 mi (98,000 mi - 163,000 mi)
multiple, wife and daughters rip em off all the time when the doors are frosted closed. Replace with aftermarket units
Visitor, 1998 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup
Doors handlers. Transmission broken, mechanic said is oil pump problem. Wipers sometimes do not want to work.
Visitor, 2000 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup
The inside/outside door handles, both broke, faulty and cheaply made. BOUGHT new ones. I expected more out of a Chevy:(
Visitor, 1994 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 107,000 mi
same to me brittle as an eggshell.
Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 98,000 mi
Both inside and outside handles broke on both doors
Visitor, 1992 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 100,000 mi
inside and outside handles on these are notorious for breaking!! inside replacements are available at NAPA for a lot less than the dealer and for the outside I went to a wrecking yard.
Visitor, 1995 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 140,000 mi
replaced drivers side door handle
Visitor, 1996 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 163,000 mi
outside door handle cracked