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27 cu. ft. Ultra Capacity 3-Door French Door Refrigerator

  • LFX28968D

  • Black Stainless Steel

Key Features

  • 27 cu. ft. Capacity
  • Fingerprint-Resistant Finish
  • Slim SpacePlus® Ice System
  • Smart Cooling® Plus System
  • Tall Ice & Water Dispenser®
  • 10 Year Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty on Linear Compressor

J.D. Power Award Winner

“Highest in Customer Satisfaction with French Door Refrigerators”

Design is all in the finish.

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Stylish Design You Can’t Wait to Get Your Hands On

Fingerprint and smudge resistant finish easily wipes clean with a soft, dry cloth, so the only lasting impression is your impeccable taste. At last, the kitchen you can’t wait to show off is the kitchen that handles real-life in style.

Fresher is better.

Fresher is better.

Smart Cooling® system is designed to maintain superior conditions within the refrigerator. The Linear Compressor reacts quickly to temperature fluctuations and helps keep your food fresher, longer. Meanwhile, strategically-placed vents in every section surround your food with cool air no matter where you put it.

Most shelf space.*

Ice makers are great, but not if it means you can't fit all of your food in the fridge. The Slim SpacePlus® Ice System provides more shelf space and allows even more space for door bins.

*Standard width french door refrigerator, excludes other LG manufactured products

Tall Ice and Water Dispenser

Tall Ice and Water Dispenser®

The Ice & Water Dispenser® in this LG refrigerator is one of the tallest around in its class, measuring in at 9.2 inches. From pitchers to pint glasses, finally an ice and water dispenser that can accommodate just about any container.

Door Type French 3-Door
Refrigerator 17.90 cu. ft.
Freezer 8.90 cu. ft.
Total 26.8 cu. ft.
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes (715 kWh/Year)
Ice & Water Dispenser Yes
Dispenser Type Integrated Tall Dispenser
Ice System Slim SpacePlus®
Daily Ice Production 3.5 lbs/3.8 IcePlus
Ice Storage Capacity 2.8 lbs
Water Filtration System Compact Filter LT700P
Smart Cooling System Yes
Dispenser Light Yes
Multi Air Flow Cooling Yes
Fresh Air Filter Yes
Temperature Sensors 6
Linear Compressor Yes
Display Type Membrane / White LED
Temperature Controls Electronic/Digital
Door Alarm Yes
Child Lock Yes
LoDecibel™ Operation Yes
Auto Closing Door Hinge Yes
ADA Compliant Yes
No. of Shelves 4 Split (3 Fixed / 1 Folding)
Folding Shelf 1
Cantilevered Shelves Yes
Shelf Construction SpillProof™ Tempered Glass
Crisper Bins 2 Humidity Crispers
Glide N’ Serve® Yes
Refrigerator Light Premium LED
No. of Shelves/Bin 6 (2 Adjustable Gallon Size)
Door Bin Construction Clear Bins with Deco
Dairy Corner/Bin Yes
Door Type Pull Drawer
Drawers 2
DuraBase™ Solid Drawer Base Yes
Drawer Divider Yes
Ice Bin Yes
Freezer Light Premium LED
Handle Smart Pull® Handle
Contour Door Yes
Hidden Hinges Yes
Toe Grille Yes
Surface Coated Metal (SW/SB), Stainless Steel (ST), Black Stainless Steel (D)
Back Flush & Metal cover over mechanical parts
Available Colors Smooth White (SW), Smooth Black (SB), Stainless Steel (ST), Black Stainless Steel (D)
Handle Matching Commercial Handles
Depth with Handles 35 3/8"
Depth without Handles 32 7/8"
Depth without 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° with Handle) 44 1/4"
Width (Door Open 90° without Handle) 39 1/4"
Installation Clearance Sides 1/8", Top 1", Back 2"
Weight (Unit/Carton) 342 lbs./367 lbs.
Carton Dimensions (WxHxD) 38" x 73" x 38"
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 5 Years on the Sealed System (Parts & Labor), 5 Years on the Compressor (Parts & Labor), 6-10 Years on Linear Compressor (Parts Only)
UPC 048231787406

What People Are Saying

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love the features! Performance, not so much! Had this refrigerator for less than a year & had to have the ice-in-door dispenser motor replaced. Took several weeks for LG to locate an authorized repairman as there are none in my area. Repairman had to come to my home to diagnose the problem, then order the part and return to install it. This took several additional weeks. Then, just two months out of warranty, the freezer stuck in a defrost mode for several days while I was in the hospital causing my food to thaw to the point of ruining most of it. Mysteriously, it returned to freezing mode. Never did figure out why that happened. Shortly after that, the ice cube tray in the ice maker stuck in a twisted position and would not refill with water for some unknown reason. We turned it off for a few days and then turned it back on again and it has worked just fine ever since. Frequently, the food in the frig section and produce drawers freezes ruining things like lettuce and fruit. It seems to have intermittent super cold spots. Who can guess which day or which section is going to freeze next? Don't know why this unit keeps having these quirky issues. Maybe, I got a lemon. Definitely expected much better performance from such a reputable brand and for the price we paid.
Date published: 2018-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Family Refrigerator We purchased this 3 French door refrigerator after months of researching and reviewing ones that were on the market. We are so please not only with the value that we received for but for the efficiency and excellent quality this refrigerator is bringing to our family. We all are amazed at the lighting in this fridge and the ease in control of temp and movement of shelf space. This fridge also has a great look and appeal and easily cleaned up. I would highly recommend this to any one looking for a french door refrigerator.
Date published: 2017-12-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stopped working after 18 months You should know I saved for this fridge for over a year to purchase it. Stopped cooling and freezing after purchasing 18 months ago. Had a Technician out 5 times. Replaced several parts, cost lots of money and several unpaid days off and it is still not working. I have not had a working refrigerator for 3.5 months. Have contacted LG once by phone and twice by email without much help. LG couldn't even get a recommended repair person to me. At this point I will have to purchase another fridge.
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Refrigerator!! I wanted to wait awhile before writing a's been almost 9 months...and we still love it! The things I really like: the black stainless exterior was well-worth the extra $100. I buy a lot of produce at Costco and the two veggie bins hold a lot more than I expected. The cheese drawer (at least that's how we use it) holds so much! We love the alarm on the door too in case it doesn't get closed all the way. I was prepared to not like having a drawer freezer (as opposed to the shelves and smaller drawers in my old side-by-side), but the freezer has been great! I have liked it a lot more than my old fridge. Rather than use push back the top right shelf to allow taller containers below (like 64 oz apple juice), I lowered the middle shelf. That way you can fit more on the top shelf and not lost a half of a shelf. There really isn't anything I don't like about it. It took some getting used to that the two doors are weighted closes easily by itself and the other requires a little more force. I called the installer when it was first installed and was told that's just how they are. But, we're used to it now. The only other thing to know is it doesn't hold a lot of ice unless you transfer some down to the freezer, but this has never been a problem for us. I love the water dispenser that can easily fill a big pitcher or water bottle, although first-time users have ended up with water on the floor thinking you push it with your hand. I highly recommend this fridge! Great storage, light and good door storage too!
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the space Love the amount of space of this refrigerator and huge freezer. Very convenient shelving. Love the drawers too.
Date published: 2017-11-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor ice maker design 1 year 2 months into ownership and the ice will not dispense from the ice bin. It goes through a defrost cycle and melts the ice and refreezes the ice into I big lump. Customer support stated “you should have bought an extended warranty.” There is nothing they will do beside give a number to local repair company. I gave it 2 stars because it does keep stuff cold. Shelving is awkward. Hard to keep outside clean.
Date published: 2017-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Refrigerator at a Great Price We purchased this unit to replace an old side-by-side GE refrigerator, and we have been very pleased with the appearance, functionality, and design of this french door model. We highly recommend this model to anyone looking for a new refrigerator at a fair price.
Date published: 2017-11-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Slow on ice First off we really like this refrigerator, spacious, solid, plenty of drawers, quiet. However if you use a lot of ice this is not your refrigerator, just between my wife and I it has a hard time keeping up unless we keep it in their freeze zone, but it still struggles to keep up. We might use a little more ice than normal, we drink a lot of ice water, but for a larger family, you would probably run out of ice.
Date published: 2017-11-17
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The dispenser will not dispense water and i have a clean filter. For about a year now the water pressure has started to fade with a clean filter throughout the process. What do I do now? 

Asked by: Jksbaker12
You can troubleshoot this issue from our help library article located here:'t-dispense If you're still experiencing issues, head to our support page on Twitter, @LGUSSupport or on facebook at and our specialists will be happy to look into it. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-21

1) Which refrigerators have the smudge/fingerprint resistant stainless steel? In particular, I am looking at LFXS30766S, LFXS29766S, LFX28968ST, and LFXS30726S. 2) What is the significance of S vs ST suffix? Thanks,

Asked by: Mpressler
Models LMXS28626S & LFXS30786S would be equipped with the smudge resistant stainless steel finish. Our model numbers undergo changes for numerous reasons. A unit ending in S/ST alike would indicate the item has a stainless still finish.
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-12-01

In an earlier post, someone mentioned there is a dual ice maker version of LFX28968ST. What is the model number?

Asked by: Mpressler
Model number: LFXS2926S has similar features as this unit, but is equipped with dual ice makers. This model may be viewed here:
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-12-01

What filter does this refrigerator take and how do I fix the closing mechanism on the left door 

Asked by: Trashman 64
LT700P would be the replacement water filter for this refrigerator. In regards to the issue you are experiencing with your door, our support team would be happy to help. For assistance, please reach out to our support team via Twitter @LGUSSupport or
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-11-26

How many condenser coils (one or two) does this refrigerator have?

Asked by: Magbel
This model has a single condenser and is also equipped with a single evaporator.
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-11-26

is there a picture of the open freezer so I can see the 2 drawers and how they work?

Asked by: Magbel
If you scroll through the images displayed at the top of this page, there are multiple pictures of the freezer drawer opened.
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-11-21

Can the handles and doors be removed if needed for moving? If so, how should it be done? Thanks!

Asked by: Devr
Yes, the handles may be removed. Instructions for removing the handles are located within the owner's manual. If you do not have a copy of this available, one may be downloaded here:
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-11-01

I am having a issue with moisture build up. Believe drain line is blocked. Having trouble locating drain line. Lost manual, can you please tell me where to locate drain line?

Asked by: Scott w
The drain line is located underneath the evaporator. We do not recommend removing the back panel of the refrigerator to access this. The line may just be frozen, you can try increasing the temperature of your refrigerator for a few days to see if this resolves the issue. If the problem still persists, we would recommend contacting a technician for more assistance. To schedule a repair please see: Or for a list of service centers in your area please visit: If you are still in need of assistance, please reach out to our support team via Twitter @LGUSSupport
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-10-27
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