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6 Month / 500 Gallon Capacity Replacement Refrigerator Water Filter (5231JA2002A)

  • LT500P

Key Features

  • 6 Month / 500 Gallon Capacity
  • Provides cleaner, fresher water and ice
  • Genuine LG Part
  • Part #: 5231JA2002A

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How to Replace your Water Filter

Here's all you need to know to change your refrigerator water filter. We're happy to show you how, step by step.



Keeping your refrigerator in tip top shape with a brand new refrigerator water filter is a smart move. By changing your LT500P / LT500PC water filter on a regular basis, you'll continue to reduce contaminates such as iron, partulates and chlorine in your drinking water and ice cubes. You'll notice the difference!

LT500P / LT500PC Compatibility


The LG LT500P / LT500PC Replacement Refrigerator Water Filter (part# 5231JA2002A) is compatible with the following LG refrigerators.¹

The sale of counterfeit and deceptively labeled water filters is a growing problem in the U.S.. 3rd party filters are not guaranteed to properly filter water in your LG refrigerator and may cause damage not covered under the terms of LG's warranty. Always use new LG filters with your LG refrigerator. It is essential that the manufacturer's recommended installation, maintenance and filter replacement requirements be carried out for the product to perform as advertised.


● LFX25778SB, LFX25778ST, LFX25778SW
● LFX25973D, LFX25973SB, LFX25973ST, LFX25973SW
● LFX25974SB, LFX25974ST, LFX25974SW
● LFXS24566S
● LFXS24626D, LFXS24626S
● LMX25964SS, LMX25964ST
● LRSC21934SB, LRSC21934SW, LRSC21934TT
● LRSC21935SB, LRSC21935SW, LRSC21935TT
● LRSC23915SW
● LSC20913SW, LSC20913TT
● LSC21943ST
● LSC23924SB, LSC23924ST, LSC23924SW
● LSC23954ST, LSC23954SW
● LSC26905SB, LSC26905ST, LSC26905SW, LSC26905TT
● LSC27910SB, LSC27910ST, LSC27910SW, LSC27910TT
● LSC27911ST, LSC27911SW
● LSC27914SB, LSC27914ST, LSC27914SW, LSC27914TT
● LSC27921SB, LSC27921ST, LSC27921SW, LSC27921TT
● LSC27925SB, LSC27925ST, LSC27925SW

Type Vertical
Capacity 6 Months / 500 Gallons
Packing Type Standard
Gross Width (inches) 3.3"
Gross Depth (inches) 3.3"
Gross Height (inches) 5.6"
Gross CBM 0.000985
Product Weight .87 lbs
Box Per Qty 1
Container 20S Qty 1080
Container 40S Qty 2160
Container 40H Qty 2160

What People Are Saying

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Refrigerator Filter I love my LG Refrigerator, but the filter not so much. It has to be replaced every 6 months. It is nice to know the water and ice cubes coming out of the refrigerator are filtered, but changing the filter is not fun. It is at the back of the refrigerator over the top shelf. It would be much easier to change if it were in the door or somewhat lower down. Also it is relatively large so takes up some space.
Date published: 2016-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from water tastes fresh Bought a generic brand, the water was poor in taste, logged on to LG and purchased this filter, will never change again even set it up on auto refill program! Trust LG use there products!
Date published: 2015-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best filter I have used a LG original LG Filter (LT500P/5231JA2002A) produced by Cuno Water Group on LG LSC26905TT Refrigerator since June 16, 2012. And in July 2014, my refrigerator did not make ice, but water tasted ok. I realized that I have not changed filter for two years that make filter clogged and pressure was low that leading to no ice produced. Once I replaced filter, it recovered to produce ice. That means my filter does worked well for full two years. What a high performance! I replaced old filter with other maker produced filter but it contained many residues and white particles. I will buy original LG made filter.
Date published: 2014-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keith's Water Filter Refill is Refreshing The water filter I purchased for our fridge works very well. The water taste very good and appears very clean. It is nice to know that the particles that sometimes escape in regular water filtration process are captured by the water filter in our refrigerator. I am very pleased with our purchase, and the purchase process was extremely easy. When we bought the fridge, I set up an on-line account (including my billing address, shipping address, email, and credit card information) and registered the fridge. Because I did this, I received an email from LG six months from when I purchased the fridge saying it was time to replace the filter. Not only did the email contain all of the product information, there was also a button to click (Buy Your Filter Now) that took me right to the LG website buying page, where I could add the filter to my cart. There was no charge for shipping the filter, as long as I chose ground and not overnight shipping. I researched other places to buy the filter, but when I factored in no shipping charge, LG was overall the cheapest and easiest in terms of ordering. I logged into my account, added the product to my cart, and checked out using the addresses and credit card info on file. I received the filter in 2 days from when I ordered it. It was exactly what I ordered, and it was extremely easy to remove the old filter and replace it with the new one. In another 6 months, I will receive a new email and go through the same process. I also discovered that this filter can be used in other models of LG refrigerators so that is very good engineering on the part of LG to use the same filter in multiple models. Overall, this was a good purchase from start to finish. I would recommend this product to other customers.
Date published: 2014-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product for a low price I absolutely love my refrigerator and this is a very good product that helps eliminate the "extra" container so my family can have access to good drinking water. Easy to install also.
Date published: 2014-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick to install and great features Water always tastes great. The new filter was so simple to install, and I truly appreciate the date sticker that will help me remember when it's time for the new one!
Date published: 2014-03-25
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I have the LG sxsLSC26905SW. If there is a water leak coming from the door. Can the water line be changed? What I need to know is if the water line is free to be pulled out? I don't want to pull another line and find out the hard way that I couldn't.

Asked by: assphltslnger
The information requested requires knowledge of a more technical nature, which unfortunately is unavailable to be provided, as we are not technicians. We can, however, provide assistance in locating a qualified service technician. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-16

Is there coconut resin used to filter the water?

Asked by: Luckpro
The LG 6 Month / 500 Gallon Capacity Replacement Refrigerator Water Filter (Part # 5231JA2002A), Model # LT500P/LT500PC uses an NSF certified carbon block to provide filtration...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-07-26

Does the filter work for removal of fluoride?

Asked by: Concerned1234
The LG 6 Month / 500 Gallon Capacity Replacement Refrigerator Water Filter (Part # 5231JA2002A), Model # LT500P is tested and certified and certified by NSF International against NSF/ANSI Standard 42 for the reduction of Chlorine Taste and Odor and Nominal Particulate Reduction of Class III. Residential drinking water filters are covered by two industry standards: NSF/ANSI Standard 42 and NSF/ANSI Standard 53. Standard 42 covers aesthetic (taste and odor) claims, while Standard 53 addresses health-related claims. The commonly tested chemical reduction claims for products seeking certification to NSF/ANSI Standard 42 are: chlorine (taste and odor), chloramines, iron, manganese, hydrogen sulfide, pH neutralization and zinc reduction. The commonly tested chemical reduction claims for products seeking certification to NSF/ANSI Standard 53 are: heavy metals (arsenic, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, mercury and selenium), inorganics (fluoride and nitrate plus nitrite) and volatile organic chemicals (chloroform surrogate as well as individual organic chemicals)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-06-28

Hoy often should you replace a refrigerator water filter?

Asked by: Andres64
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Italy. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-26

How easy is it to take out the old filter and install the new filter?

Asked by: hrh145
Installation of a new LG 6 Month / 500 Gallon Capacity Replacement Refrigerator Water Filter (part # 5231JA2002A), Model # LT-500P is an easy procedure. Depending on which refrigerator you have, you will need to first turn off your water supply to your refrigerator, take out the top shelf and remove the lamp cover by pressing the tab under the cover and pulling it out toward the front. To remove the old filter, slowly turn it to the left a quarter turn until the unlocked symbol is lined up with the indicator line in the control box area and pulling it down. After you have taken the new filter out of its' packaging, and removed the protective cap that covers the o-rings, line up the ears so that the new cartridge can be inserted into the filter head. Twist the cartridge a quarter of a turn to the right to lock into place. You should feel it stop and the lock symbol should be aligned with the indicator line. Remember to turn the water supply line back on and replace the lamp cover and the top shelf. You will need to flush 1.5 gallons (flush approximately 3 minutes) of water before use. You should open the refrigerator door a moment later to check for any leaks in the shelf area. The instructions for replacing the water filter were detailed in the owner's manual. If you have misplaced the manual, you can always download one from refrigerator's support page at^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-04-05

I need a filter for model LSC27925ST

Asked by: Pode
The LG 6 Month / 500 Gallon Capacity Replacement Refrigerator Water Filter (Part # 5231JA2002A), Model # LT500P for the LCS27925ST can be ordered from any LG Authorized Parts Distributor. To find an Authorized LG Parts Distributor nearest you in your region, you can visit us at and on that page, you can click on the U.S. map to find the LG Authorized Parts Distributor nearest to your location to find replacement parts such as refrigerator water filters, dryer lint filters and other parts & accessories...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-02-22

This filter does not look the same as an original one. How come? 

Asked by: Kaye935
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this product. Without a model number of the refrigerator, which this filter would have accompanied, it cannot be determined if any changes occurred.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-01-08

Sulpher taste in water from refrigerator.

I suppose it would be easy to replace the filter, but obviously my email wasn't read. My refrigerator is only 2 months old and of course a new filter was installed when it was delivered. So, could the filter be faulty? Unfortunately, I cannot drink the water out of the refrigerator and am extremely disappointed because the filtered water was the primary reason for purchasing the refrigerator
Asked by: RosemaryB
Hello RosemaryB. Thank you for your inquiry, we apologize if we missed an earlier email from you. The LG LT-500P Refrigerator Water Filter is a carbon block filter. This refrigerator water filter reduces chlorine, tastes and odors from your water. Is there also a rotten egg smell that emanates from your water? There are 2 forms of sulfur that are common in drinking water supplies, sulfates and hydrogen sulfide which has that common rotten egg smell. Neither of these usually create a health risk and with proper testing and treatment will prevent them from being a nuisance. Sulfur-reducing bacteria, which use sulfur as an energy source, are usually the primary producers of large quantities of hydrogen sulfide in drinking water. It isn't likely that the water filter is faulty. Sulfate minerals can cause scale buildup in water pipes similar to other minerals and may be associated with a bitter taste in water...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-08-22
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