Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break on GMC Yukon Denali

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

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Average mileage: 114,748 (15,000–220,000)
10 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007, more2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
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2007 GMC Yukon Denali 45,000 mi,
outside drivers side handle broken, dealer says this is a common problem and is not covered by GM. The handle is plastic, expected more from the Denali edition.
HAD TO REPLACE ALL OF THE DOOR HANDLES OUTSIDE OF TRUCK
2010 GMC Yukon Denali 105,000 mi,
drivers side door handle just slowly deteriorated and just fell apart and eventually came off. Purchased new one and had the dealer install it.
1999 GMC Yukon Denali 48,000 mi,
3 out of 4 handles have brown in last year on Yukon and now my Denali pickup just broke front pass door handle
2008 GMC Yukon Denali 126,000 mi,
My 2008 GMC Yukon Denali has had 4 outside door handles break so far. GMC and dealer will do nothing for me.
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 200,000 mi,
Interior driver door handle broke off. I replaced it myself with a kit from ebay.
Both driver's side and passengers side outside door handles broken.
2008 GMC Yukon Denali 92,000 mi,
Exterior door handles breaking off
Both the driver side and driver side rear have broken.
2006 GMC Yukon Denali 178,000 mi,
Outside door handle dust not fully retract when released, resulting in an inability to open the door from the inside.
I bought a pleather denali yukon xl. Can't believe how crappy the door handles are.
Three of four outside door handles broken on my Denali. Disappointing
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 150,000 mi,
None of the doors will open, from the inside.. Also, the windows will not let down.. Trapping you in the vehicle..
2010 GMC Yukon Denali 111,255 mi,
Not repaired yet broken passenger side outside door handle popped off
2008 GMC Yukon Denali 168,000 mi,
Outside driver'side handle broken
2013 GMC Yukon Denali 31,060 mi,
Outside pass door handle just blows in the wind now. Broke and plays freely and isn't attached to anything . not fixed yet
2008 GMC Yukon Denali 55,175 mi,
Inside driver door handle broken. Purchased handle and had dealer fix.
2007 GMC Yukon Denali 60,000 mi,
I have already replaced both the driver and passenger front door pull handles. According to my mechanic, it's a VERY common problem with the Tahoe/Yukon model. I want to say it was like $300 each door!!
Door Handle on passenger side just came right off in my hand
2007 GMC Yukon Denali 86,000 mi,
We have had our Yukon Denali now for two and a half years and we're already on our second broken door handle. First one we had to have fixed at the dealership for $250 this next one will cost us about the same if we have it professionally fixed. Pretty obvious that the plastic door seal is very bad quality. The dealer told us that this is a common problem as well but that it was not covered by GM. Sounds like a defect to me!