Q: Door handles chip and stop working

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Shortly after I bought my 2006 Ford Fusion, I noticed that the finish on the door handles was pretty quick to crack or chip. The passenger side door handle cracked one day when someone was opening the door normally. While that wasn’t great, the car was otherwise fine. Recently, though, the mechanism inside the door handle on the driver’s side has stopped working as well. The door only opens from the inside and sometimes it doesn’t lock with the rest of the doors. Is this a bigger electrical problem or are the door handles just very poor quality?

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