GMC Yukon Denali Problems

Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break on GMC Yukon Denali

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

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GMC Yukon Denali Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 104,255 (12,000–220,000)
11 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007, more2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
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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.
I tried opening the passenger side door and the handle pulled away from the rivets.
This hadn't been replaced as of yet
drivers side door handle just slowly deteriorated and just fell apart and eventually came off. Purchased new one and had the dealer install it.
My 2008 GMC Yukon Denali has had 4 outside door handles break so far. GMC and dealer will do nothing for me.
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!
3 out of 4 handles have brown in last year on Yukon and now my Denali pickup just broke front pass door handle
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!!
I have now had ALL 4 door exterior door handles replaced. Two were under warranty since had not exceeded 36 months or mileage. The other two were paid for by me. Yes this is a PROBLEM with Yukons. They should use metal screws not the plastic crap.
Drivers side exterior door handle was pulled off by my 5yo when he tried to open the locked door. Waiting for the replacement handle to arrive.