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99 outback drivers window jutters

I have a 99 Subaru Outback Limited. Since I bought it five years ago (93k miles, now 133k miles) the drivers window, when all the way down, will “jutter,” moving up and down just slightly; there is also a clicking sound and the up button won’t work. The only way to get the window to move up is to click up and down on the window lock switch, which always works. I replaced the window master switch assembly in the drivers door panel, but that didn’t fix the problem. One mechanic, at 100k miles, told me assuredly that my alternator was bad, but I’ve driven it for 28k miles and 3.5 years with no problem so I don’t think it’s the alternator. Any ideas?

Having a bad motor or a bald spot on its gearing or regulator isn’t all that uncommon.

I doubt it is the alternator