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It sounds like the window regulator, the thing that makes the window go up and down, has worn out. The only way to fix it is to replace the window regulator, which will require removing the outer door skin...Yes, the outer door skin. The door handle is held on by a couple of plastic pins that you should buy replacements for as they are hard to get out and may not be reusable. You will also require a special tool to remove the retainer nut that holds the glass to the regulator, it sells for about $27 without shipping. You will need a drill to remove the pop-rivets that are holding the old regulator to the door steel. I chose to use small bolts to replace the rivets as the rivet gun to put the size rivets that are required is not cheap, and will not do the smaller, more common pop rivets. If you are looking for new parts, www.autopartspeople.com has an excellent menu and has diagrams showing the parts for most large items. Good luck

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