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: 117,104 (15,000–220,000)
8 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2007, 2008, more2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
50 people reported this problem
34 people shared problem details
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.
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 Denali126,000
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 Denali200,000
Interior driver door handle broke off. I replaced it myself with a kit from ebay.
Both the driver side and driver side rear have broken.
Very disappointed, in my lifetime I'd never seen or heard of a door handle breaking. What's worse is how the purchasing dealership treated me. I got it fixed, it cost $160.00
Drivers door inside handle broke today 10/19/15 after it started acting up back in July of this year by not opening when pulled from inside.It would take about Two-Three tries before it would work & open the door!
2007 GMC Yukon Denali121,000
I tried opening the passenger side door and the handle pulled away from the rivets. This hadn't been replaced as of yet
1999 GMC Yukon Denali110,000
We have had 2 handles break and we have had this car about 2 years now it is very evident that the quality of this car is in the engine and not the equipment ie the door handles and the buttons as well as the power running boards
2011 GMC Yukon Denali100,000
Drive handle broken
1999 GMC Yukon Denali220,000
I have had to replace my handle on the drivers side and the rear door as well. I have it down now so it is just a pain in the butt. Cost is starting to get expensive.
2008 GMC Yukon Denali128,000
passenger door right side door handle pulled lose at front when opened from outside; appeared to pull off of a splined pin. Pushed it back on and now can only open from inside vehicle.
I just bought this car used 6 days ago. The exterior door handle on front passenger seat just broke when trying to open it.
Exterior door handles breaking off
2010 GMC Yukon Denali105,000
drivers side door handle just slowly deteriorated and just fell apart and eventually came off. Purchased new one and had the dealer install it.
2000 GMC Yukon Denali156,000
repaired Thru factory the first time. it broke again and again until finally I replaced it with a makeshift door opener. These are the inside door handles and they break very easily
Had door handles replaced. This happened on several occasion with different door handles.
driver side handle cracked gm will not fix it
Outside door handles loose and falling off. They feel cheap and are only glued on?!? Problem started in rear door where child gets in and out, but now happened in 3 out of the 4 doors.
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