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Kenmore - Ice Maker Not making much ice

My icemaker is making very little ice. It's been working for a while now, but all of a sudden the ice production slowed a lot. Any suggestions? I've checked the water supply and everything looks good there. The "teeth" in the maker are rotating on a regular basis, but there's no water in the trays. Again, this just happened all of a sudden.

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