A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Pontiac Firebird Power Window Motors May Fail From Overheating
Pontiac Firebird Problem
Average Mileage: 99,712 mi (43,000 mi - 160,900 mi)
Visitor, 2000 Pontiac Firebird, 88,500 mi
POWER WINDOW SLOW UP SLOW DOWN HAD TO REPAIR DRIVER WINDOW NOW NEED TO REPAIR PASSENGER WINDOW,
Driver's side power mechanism started to slow down and over a fairly short time it just stopped moving the window at all.
Visitor, 2002 Pontiac Firebird, 80,000 mi
Motor went out. Replaced the window motor. The new one went out less than a year later. Now it will work every few months for a few days and then quit working again.
Visitor, 1998 Pontiac Firebird, 120,000 mi
Both power windows quit working and had to replace both motors for the windows
Visitor, 1997 Pontiac Firebird, 99,000 mi
Windows slow or stall at certain points and have to be pulled up.
Visitor, 2000 Pontiac Firebird
Passenger power window rolls up very slow, almost stops.
Visitor, 1995 Pontiac Firebird, 43,000 mi
Drivers side window goes down but won't go back up. Needs new motor.
Visitor, 2002 Pontiac Firebird
We have two 2002 firebirds and have replaced all 4 window motors due to motor failure even with little use.
Visitor, 1996 Pontiac Firebird, 160,900 mi
well when i let the window down, and i tried to raise it back up the motor is running but the window won't roll back up
Visitor, 1997 Pontiac Firebird
Two replacements of window motor on the passenger side did not fix the problem. I now just live with it.