Outside Door Handles Broken on 2008 GMC Yukon Denali

Has anyone else reported problems with the outside door handles breaking? I just paid more than $300 to have 2 passenger side door handles repaired because the screws broke!

by in Montgomery, AL on September 28, 2010
5 answers
ANSWER by on September 29, 2010
Its very common in the Yukon Denali, I’ve replaced there of them during the last 2 years,
ANSWER by on January 21, 2011
Yes. Mine have pulled out of socket also and it is the passenger door (twice). Luckly still under warranty.
ANSWER by on February 03, 2011
I am currently having a problem with my outside backseat driver door handle on my 2008 denali. I thought it was my 7 year old and they way he was pulling on it to get in the car. The handle actually separates from the vehicle when you open the door! I called the dealership and they said that they have seen it happen quite often. I got a price quote and it is going to cost me $65 for the door handle, and of course $100 for labor b/c my warranty is over by milage! I feel that if it is happening this often then there should be a recall!
ANSWER by on February 13, 2011
Yes. I just bought a 2008 this weekend. When we were home and taking a detailed look at the car we noticed that two doors had the broken handles where the screw pulled out. It should be a recall and I hope this is not the first of many issues. GeoffreyMartin4205@gmail.com
ANSWER by on March 11, 2011
Yes, driver side back passenger door. After it broke and had repaired under warranty, realized my 4 year old hangs from it like a monkey before climbing in. Still, obvioulsy a problem to break so easily from a 35# kid.
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