The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break
Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Problem
Average Mileage: 156,765 mi (60,000 mi - 314,000 mi)
Visitor, 1998 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 130,000 mi
outside drivers door handle broke. still usable.
Visitor, 1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 90,000 mi
Both driver and passanger door do not open from the inside, i have to roll window down to open from the outside.
Visitor, 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 85,000 mi
The outside plastic rear door handles are constanting breaking under normal use on my vehicle.
Visitor, 1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 165,000 mi
Must buy new handles and install hinge pins so it won't break again
Visitor, 1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 198,000 mi
Inside door handle driver's side, broke off and outside handle is getting loose. Not yet repaired but will go to local salvage yard to purchase the necessary parts.
Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 180,455 mi
Day time and headlights keep burning out. Looks like heat damage.
Visitor, 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 128,000 mi
Inside plastic tailgate handle failed under light to normal use - probably failed below 80,000 miles. I haven't fixed this.
Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 175,000 mi
Drivers side outside handle housing is broken.
Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 150,000 mi
Door handles break with minimal wear. Lock on driver side is pushed into vehicle from outside. Outside driver door handle has crack. Must replace both. Oreilys has interior handles for fifteen each in gray.
Interior driver side and front passenger door handles broke about 2 months apart.