Outside Door Handle Failure

4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
$20.00
Average Mileage:
185,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced with new or used handle (1 reports)
1997 GMC Sierra 1500 accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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1997 GMC Sierra 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 152003

Sierra 1500 SLT 5.7L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 185,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I have replaced the outside driver's side door handle five times and the passenger side twice The type of material used was poorly selected.

It cracks over the top of the lock cylinder at the upper corner every time thus relying on one fastener to hold it in place. In a short period of time the housings only bolt holding it in place loosens and eventually won't allow me to open the door.

- , New Port Richey, FL, USA

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