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Particles in Ice Cubes

I just bought my house and this fridge came with it. The previous owners said they never liked the taste of the water so they never used it. When I changed the water filter, it was completely green with bacteria and the water had crap floating in it. I flushed the water for about 10 minutes and it still runs very slow, but it is completely clear. The ice maker however has crap floating in the ice. When you look at the resivoir, it looks like there are 2 lines. The one that goes straight up and not through the coil is brown in color as where the one in the coil looks clear. Does the Ice maker not use the filter? Is there a way to clean the lines?

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