Having problems with your 2005 Saturn ION ?
Power goes to the motor on the driver's side window, but it does not work. Is the mechanism stuck or is there a relay of some kind that could be bad.
Just because the lift motor is spinning, that does not mean any work is being done. There is a gear on the motor which moves teeth on the regulator which causes it to move up and down. So there could be, and often are, missing or stripped teeth, and/or the bottom of the window has come out of the rail on the regulator. I would go over to youtube and find a video on how to pull the inside panel, then you can see what is not happening with the lift motor working. Stay away from the dealer, you can buy a new regulator at advance or autozone or ebay motors but do yourself a favor and pay an auto glass install shop to put it in for you.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 2005 Saturn ION
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