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: 95,401 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!
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, 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
Visitor, 2008 Cadillac Escalade, 8,000 mi
Had to replace brand new
Visitor, 2013 Cadillac Escalade, 25,000 mi
Rear passenger side exterior door handle loose/broken. Had the same issue several times on my 2007 GMC Yukon Denali XL. Only solution is to replace handle.
Visitor, 2009 Cadillac Escalade, 85,000 mi
As my Dad says - "Piss Poor Patent" - depressing when you buy an excalade and the first day you own it, two of the door handles come loose.