Outside Door Handles May Break on GMC Safari

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The outside door handles are prone to breaking—all doors are affected by this condition.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 132,831 (11,200–216,000)
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
63 people reported this problem
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the door handle on my 1994gmc safari broke for the third time, i replaced it every time is there somthing wrong with these handles? they were all made in taiwan
all door handle have problems/are broken
driver handle broke off cold weather.
My door handles are very loose and the driver side door handle broke off
All of the door handles have been replaced severaL TIMES. Is there ba solution to thjis problem?
really sucks that they are made so cheap
both door handles, exterior, broke.
Rear gate handle broke, had to be replaced.
all door handles broken
Drivers side door handle broke.
Driver side handle broke
All door handles broke around the same time. I ordered new ones through a local gmc dealership and replaced all of them.
Bought this van used, the door handles were in bad shape then. Could not get into the back of the van...the right door handle was broken. Replaced the door handle, doing okay now. The front passenger door the handle is starting to not work.
The lower connection point on handle broke. I believe it's due to the material being pot metal which is cheap and soft is not wear well.Quoted repair hundred dollars
Door handles are horrible.
back fdoor handle broke around 50,000 miles
driver's door broke..
all are delicate..
I have to replace my driver door handle about every 18 months.
all my door handles are loose no repairs have been done
Driver side broke 2 times already. Passenger side linkage falls off. Can't unlock or lock with key on passenger side.
both front handles have broken - the metal plate with the bolts cracked half way between the bolts on both the driver and passenger side front doors.
out side door handler is broken and need repair what i need to do to fix it.