The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Cadillac Escalade Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break
Cadillac Escalade Problem
Average Mileage: 95,776 mi (8,000 mi - 200,000 mi)
Visitor, 2000 Cadillac Escalade
upon opening my drivers door I aparantly pulled a little too hard and the handle snapped apart.it appears the clip fail inside the door that i need to repair it but i dont know how to remove the door panel. someone on earth please give me the best instructions on how to remove it.
Visitor, 2008 Cadillac Escalade
the door handles on 3 doors have broken
Visitor, 2007 Cadillac Escalade, 38,460 mi
Drivers door handle broken, front right passengers broken and left rear handle broken. You telling me this is not a defect?
Visitor, 2007 Cadillac Escalade, 131,501 mi
Left Passenger door handle broke.
Visitor, 2007 Cadillac Escalade, 105,000 mi
Rear driver side door is about to come off completely with a few more tugs at it!
Visitor, 2007 Cadillac Escalade, 100,000 mi
My door handles have probably broke 5 times since I have had my Escalade, they need to be steel or metal door handles not plastic
Outside door handle break. Had to replace three of my door handle. The Handle are made of plaste. I reported it to Cadillac official site. Waiting to see what they are going to do!
Visitor, 2000 Cadillac Escalade, 132,000 mi
Driver side exterior door handle broke.
Visitor, 2010 Cadillac Escalade, 47,000 mi
All four door handles have had to been replace at four different times and the passenger front handle replacement just broke again.
Visitor, 2008 Cadillac Escalade, 96,435 mi
Rear door handle broke on the front screw. Still usable but needs to be replaced. Same thing happened on the passenger rear door, replaced by Cadillac 2011 with 63000 miles.