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Ice build-up in back of freezer

I have a GE side by side refrigerator. I've noticed a considerable amount of ice build-up in the back of the freezer. The ice maker seems to be functioning correctly. Water seems to be dripping from somewhere behind the ice tray (possibly the water line) and then freezes. I say this because there are small icicles. I've removed the ice but the same thing happened a few days later. Any help would be much appreciated!

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You probly got a water inlet spout froze over.. take out ice maker and look where water inters icemaker and see i that is froze

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