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36 Inch, 27.6 cu. ft Elegant large-capacity 3 French Door refrigerator

  • LFX28978ST

  • Stainless Steel
  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • 4 Compartment Crisper System
  • Tallest Ice & Water Dispensing System
  • French Door Styling
  • 10 Year Warranty on Linear Compressor
Refrigerator Capacity 18.8 cu.ft.
Freezer Capacity 8.8 cu.ft.
Capacity 27.6 cu.ft.
Freezer Door Type Drawer
Water Filter Compact Filter LT700P
Digital Temperature Controls LED (Temperature R/F, Ice & Water, Child Lock, IcePlus™, Water Filter Status)
Door Alarm Yes
Smart Cooling Yes
LoDecibel Operation Yes
No. of Shelves 4 Split
Cantilevered Shelves Yes
Shelf Construction Spill Protector™ Tempered Glass
Refrigerator Light Ceiling LED
Shelf Style 3 Slide-Out / 1 Folding
Bins 2 Humidity Crisper / 1 Bonus Drawer
Glide N Serve Pantry Drawer Yes
No. of Door Bin 6 (2 Adjustable Gallon Size)
Dairy Bin Yes
Divider Yes
Lower Drawer Durabase Solid
No. of Drawers 1 Full Width Plastic Drawer
Express Freeze / Ice Plus Ice Plus
Back Flush & Metal cover over mechanical parts
Handles Matching Commercial Handles
Foam Door Insulation Cyclo Pentane (No CFC, No HCFC)
Toe Grille Yes
Door Style Contour
Color Stainless Steel
Depth w/ Handles 35 3/8"
Depth w/o Handles 32 7/8"
Depth w/o Door 29"
Depth (Total with Door Open) 47 5/8"
Height to Top of Case 68 3/8"
Height to Top of Door Hinge 69 3/4"
Width 35 3/4"
Width (door open 90 deg. w/ handle) 44 1/4"
Width (door open 90 deg. w/o handle) 39/1/4"
Door Edge Clearance w/Handle 4 1/2"
Door Edge Clearance w/o Handle 1 3/4"
Installation Clearance Sides 1/8" x Top 1" x Back 1"
Carton Dimensions (WxHxD) 35 1/8” x 73 1/4” x 36 1/2”
Weight (lbs): Unit/Carton 324/377
UPC Code 048231 783200
Warranty 1 Year parts and Labour, 7 Years on the Sealed System
Linnear compressor 10 Years Parts on Linear Compressor

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst refrigerator and freezer we ever owned We bourght this LG 3 Door refrigerator/Freezer 6 1/2 years ago and had nothing but problems and now Nov 2017 it Died.
Date published: 2017-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ultra quiet !! Usually use Google for reviews, however, recently purchased a couple of additional LG products and noticed that I could give a review to some past purchases..... Have had this refrigerator about 4 years now and we couldn't say enough positives about it. The most troublesome feature is the sixth month filter reminder / change. Not that big of a deal, if you don't want to change it out, just reset the counter for another six months. The refrigerator has been flawless. What we like the most actually is that you can't even hear it running. Must be the "linear" compressor. Would certainly recommend this product. It looks like "LG" has the appliance line really dialed in because without even noticing it, we have four large appliances in the last four years and they all are "LG" and we weren't even looking for LG specifically. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Started having major issues with water leaking, defrosting, loss of food 3/2011. Put in new coils and compressor. Still had problems. Lost a lot of food. Just bought a new LG because I really like LG and think this was just a fluke. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from LAsted 5.5 years Had this for 5.5 years and then the freezer and ice maker stopped working. Loved it up until then. Bought a new one in black stainless. We'll see how long this one lasts. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice, but could be designed better Nice looking, easy to use. Ice maker constantly jams up, the door seal in the center breaks down quickly, occasionally things in the fridge drawers just get frozen. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful Fridge! I've had this fridge for over 3 years. I have not had any problems with performance. It cools efficiently, has a lot of space and it looks beautiful in my kitchen. Only thing I am not happy with is the bins on the door break easily. I only have two that aren't broken. Also the freezer bin on the bottom needs more dividers or something to better organize the food in there and that one broke easily too, I have yet to replace the bins. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-06-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from NOT happy with this product Purchased appliance Nov 2011. Compressor failed/replaced within 2 yrs. Now that compressor has to be replace within 3 years. Not good for a LG product. Replacing 2 compressors within 5 years is unacceptable. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-06-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful Fridge! I've had this fridge for almost 3 years. So far its been a good fridge for the most part. No problems with keeping food nice and cold. Nice features on control panel. So far the bins inside my fridge have all but two broken. Had them replaced.. So I'm not happy about the durability of these bins. The door to the butter compartment broke too. One blade from the ice maker just fell out from the fridge...... just fell out. Beautifully lit with LED lights. Very spacious. Overall, its a great fridge except for the durability of the bins and that one blade that fell out.
Date published: 2015-12-31
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