Power Window Not Working Due to Window Motor on Pontiac Firebird

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 91,068 (16,386–160,900)
13 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
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I have found out why my windows would not function, there is a computer under the glove department that is not working properly, this controls almost all the electrical stuff in the interior including the remote controller (it is a black box, if you know what it is please let me know because I sure know it is a computer) I have to shake it abusively in order for my windows to roll up and down again
Driver's side power mechanism started to slow down and over a fairly short time it just stopped moving the window at all.
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.
Windows slow or stall at certain points and have to be pulled up.
POWER WINDOW SLOW UP SLOW DOWN HAD TO REPAIR DRIVER WINDOW NOW NEED TO REPAIR PASSENGER WINDOW,
SAME PROBLEM
Have replaced the drivers side window motor 3 times! I went 3 months without using my drivers side window after I finally got it up. when i finally decided to fix it, i had to fix 3 times. It would just stop working. There should be a recall and Pontiac should compensate for this continuous issue. Its ridiculous!
Drivers side will not roll down. And passenger side rolls up and down slowly. Have to roll it 2 - 3 times before it will close all the way. Had someone replace switches which didn't work,
Drivers side window will stop almost immediatly and after waiting a couple of minutes, it will move about an inch again....and so on, seems to be a problem with the POS motor for the very large window, need to replace the motor with a better after market moter.
Window stopped working. Need 2 fix still.
Both power windows quit working and had to replace both motors for the windows
Passenger power window rolls up very slow, almost stops.
Drivers side window goes down but won't go back up. Needs new motor.
We have two 2002 firebirds and have replaced all 4 window motors due to motor failure even with little use.
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
Two replacements of window motor on the passenger side did not fix the problem. I now just live with it.
Window motor is getting slower & sticks sometimes. Will need to replace motor eventually.