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The fill cup and the water inlet tube are filled with frozen water. There seems to be enough water pressure coming out of the wall and there aren't any leaks. What could be causing this?

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Hello LaraKettler,
If the ice is in the water line going to the icemaker then you have a slow leak from the inlet valve allowing water to leak into the line and freezing in the water inlet tube. Replace valve
If you have water freezing in the freshfood side of your refrigerator most likely you have a thermostat problem or you may need to turn your thermostat down. For most models 5 is a good setting to keep your freshfood side around 36 degrees. Hope this helps, please let me know if you have any other questions. MCA0824@aol.com

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