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Hi,
The most common reason for this is the water filter at the back. This will provide less and less water to make ice with - so you can see it coming.

You can test this as follows -
Turn off water supply at the tap, (move fridge out to give yourself room)
Disconnect the pipe from the fridge side of the filter - place the unit in a bucket. Turn on the water supply and see that the output is a constant stream. If it's only a dribble - the filter needs replacing.

If the supply is good, the next thing to check is the control valve.
This can be disassembled and cleaned also.
If there is not a drop being dispensed, Then the control board is the most likely cause, and can be replaced as a unit, or repaired if you have time and equipment to do so.

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