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Power Window Problem

I have a 2002 Ranger XLT. I'm having a problem with the driver's side power window. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. The problem started about a week after we got some heavy rains. The drains at the bottom of the door were plugged with dirt and grass and there was quite a bit of water sloshing around inside the door. I don't know how high the water was or if it got on the power window motor, but it is mounted quite low in the door. So a few days later I went to roll down the window and it went down really slowly. I rolled it back up and it went really slowly too. Then it wouldn't move. It's been a few days now, and now the window either works normally at the normal speed or it doesn't work at all. The times when it doesn't work, I hear a clicking sound coming from under the steering column when I push the down button. The passenger side window works normally all the time.
I think it's the window motor that is bad, but I can't understand why sometimes it works fine and other times it doesn't work at all.
Has anyone ever had this happen?
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Clean the contacts on the switch with sandpaper, apply some die-electric grease to the wire connector and the switch. This has worked for me previously, but good luck.
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