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The window regulator and/or motor needs to be replaced most likely, old plastic has broken somewhere inside the mechanism that rolls the glass up and down, remove door panel and look inside to see what is actually going on.
What you need is a window regulator/motor assembly. Not a difficult repair. Two clips hold the window to the mechanism. Two bolts each for the tracks, and three bolts hold the motor to the inside panel of the door. Remove all these and the cable hold downs, fold together, and remove from inside the door. It is probably easier if you remove the glass after you remove the clips.
I had the same problem, remove inner door panel remove plastic, drill or cut rivets that hold winow regulator in place, I used a dremel to remove rivets, replace rivets with 1/4 nuts and bolts and lock washers, rear windows are a little easier than front.
The clicking tells me that the elevator motor is getting power. In my experience, these motors brushes wear out over time, this makes them weaker n slower to the point where they just stop working. You can get a replacement for about 40 bucks.
Before you go and get a replacement elevator motor, using utility gloves, remove old motor. Do this by holding the glass up using clear or duck tape if the window is rolled up, if the window is rolled down, insert a towel or a rag in one of the openings the bottom of the door then carefully remove the elevator motor and seat the glass on the towel, test it's funcionality while still plugged in. Also inspect the elevator hardware to make sure nothing is bent or broken, specially the fastener that holds the window glass to the elevator rail.
Two possible problems. Defective motor or window regulator. Remove the door panel, you will see three star screws holding in the motor. Remove the motor, remove the plate, one screw, inside the motor you should see three plastic plugs, these get old and turn to powder, to replace these you can purchase these from any automotive store for around $8.50. But I would replace these with ball bearings cost.64 each. Now you will see some aluminum plugs with rivits holding in the window regulator. To remove these you nweed to punch out the rivits, and drill out the aluminum using 1/4 drill bit. Replace these with 1/4 inch bolts and nuts. Pack the motor with wheel bearing grease and grease the window regulator. You may want to consider replacing all the regulators and checking all the motors. If one has gone bad the others will follow. Just rweplaced all 4 on my old 1996 mercury. Order the regulators on line much cheaper.
Remove all screws to door panel. Remove the lock and window controls. Then take large flat-tip screwdriver and gently pry directly next to plastic studs holding panel on to door. Lift door panel off. Remove plastic out of the way. You will now have access to window motor. You may have to solder off old wiring. Or if you have enough to cut, would be good
normally when the motor goes, I would always recommend replacing the the entire Power window regulator, the reason being that the plastic rollers break, thus allowing slipping of the cable, thus resulting in you being frustrated not being able to raise/ lower your window. all that being said a new regulator online is about 130.00 (325.00 from dealer + labor). Autopartswarehouse.com (this is where i bought mine) replaced it and have been happy!. you must already know how to get the panel off and get to the motor, with all that there are several steps left, and you will be happy again, remove the three bolts around the regulator, the 4 bolts securing the window tracks and the two clips or bolts securing the window to the window bracket, re assemble and you will be much happier, Good Luck !!!
the window regulator is going bad,it has a up cable and a down cable so I would replace it before it wont go up at all,they are pretty inexpensive around $70.00 at a decent parts house,its a pretty simple job, remove the door panel,locate window to regulator bolts.remove them,take glass out thru top, locate 3 bolts that hold motor assy. remove them take bolts holding regulator in place remove them,take motor and regulator out thru holes in door.you can do it! have a good day DB