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27 cu. ft. Ultra Capacity 3-Door French Door Refrigerator w/Smart Cooling®

  • LFX28968ST

  • Stainless Steel

Key Features

  • 27 cu. ft. Capacity
  • Slim SpacePlus® Ice System
  • Smart Cooling® System
  • 10 Year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty on Linear Compressor
Store more.

Store more.

Stock-up and store everything you need. With a cavernous 27 cubic feet of space, this LG French Door refrigerator gives you ample space for all of your family’s favorite foods and keeps them conveniently organized and within reach.

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

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.

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

When you buy a refrigerator, you don't want to worry that it won't last. Because the Linear Compressor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the Linear Compressor with a 10-year limited warranty.

Easy in. Easy out.

Easy in. Easy out.

The Smart Pull® handle makes opening and closing the freezer quick and easy. All it takes is a simple lift of the handle for effortless access to your freezer.


ADA - Compliant Refrigerators*

To be considered ADA-compliant, a French Door refrigerator must have a minimum of 50% freezer space no more than 54 inches above the finished floor.

Door Type French 3-Door
Size (W x H x D) 35 3/4" x 69 3/4" x 35 3/8"
Water Filtration System LT700P
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 Tall Ice & Water Dispenser®
Ice System Slim SpacePlus®
Daily Ice Production 3.5 lbs
Ice Storage Capacity 2.8 lbs
Cubed Ice & Crushed Ice Yes
IcePlus™ / Ice Production Yes/3.2 lbs
Water Filtration System Compact Filter LT700P
Dispenser Light Yes
Smart Cooling® System Yes
Multi-Air Flow Cooling 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
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
Auto Closing Door Hinge Yes
ADA Compliant Yes
Multi-Air-Flow™ Technology Yes
No. of Shelves 4 Split
Folding Shelf 1
Cantilevered Shelves Yes
Shelf Construction Spill Protector™ 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 Bin Yes
Door Type Pull Drawer
Drawers 2
Handle Smart Pull® Handle
DuraBase™ Solid Drawer Base Yes
Drawer Divider Yes
Ice Bin Yes
Freezer Light Bulb
Contour Door Yes
Hidden Hinges Yes
Toe Grille Yes
Surface Coated Metal, Stainless Steel
Back Flush & Metal Cover Over Mechanical Parts
Available Colors Smooth White, Smooth Black, Stainless Steel
Handles 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"
Door Edge Clearance with Handle 4 1/2"
Door Edge Clearance without Handle 1 3/4"
Installation Clearance Sides 1/8", Top 1", Back 1"
Weight (Unit/Carton) 324 lbs./377 lbs.
Carton Dimensions (WxHxD) 38" x 73" x 38"
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 7 Years on the Sealed System, 10 Years on Linear Compressor
UPC 048231 784405

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lots of room and very quiet I bought this two months ago. Very happy with this product from day one...
Date published: 2016-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Space and more space Great interior and exterior. Lot of room inside. The style is exactly what we were looking for to improve the appearance of our l\kitchen.
Date published: 2016-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Perfect Perfect!! Purchased April 2016. AWESOME LG ULTRA LARGE REFRIGERATOR Best investment EVER!! This refrigerator makes no noise, the ice cubes are the perfect size. The sleekness of the look is engineered flawless. All the drawers pull out easy, the shelves are adjustable. The lighting inside has the right amount of brightness. LG thank you for making the BEST FRIDGE EVER.
Date published: 2016-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my fridge! We have only had this fridge for a month, but in that amount of time, I have grown to love its features. Its quiet, attractive, and has a huge amount of storage capacity. The motor is extremely quiet. So far, so good!!
Date published: 2016-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Design I bought this refrigerator a couple of years ago and it's still going strong. It has endured quite a bit from my family and it has made it through gracefully. Small issue with the ice maker a year back but LG came through and fixed it right away. Wonderful customer service.
Date published: 2016-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product I have loved this refrigerator from the day it was delivered. It keeps food fresher for longer than any other I have ever owned.
Date published: 2016-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product! We have had this refrigerator for 3 years. The fridge we own previous was extremely noisy. This product is very quiet. It also has a really nice ice maker. After having used it for 3 years we are still very pleased with the unit. When we shop for appliances we look for LG first.
Date published: 2016-04-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good refrigerator while it last! Almost had it for 3 years and already failed on us. Initially it was misdiagnosed as the compressor, but apparently it was the mother board that was the problem diagnosed by another technician. Even though we spent money on two technicians who gave 2 different diagnoses, we decided to just purchase another refrigerator instead of trying to resolve the problem(s). We didn't realize the first technician wasn't a certified LG technician who is not able to order the parts if it's under warranty. Secondly, It was also difficult to find a certified LG technician within our city.
Date published: 2016-04-26
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replaced air filter for the first time. Confirmed it's the correct filter and installed correctly. Problem is the reset button will not reset.

Asked by: SherriB
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this refrigerator and its accessories. The reset of the AIR FILTER is performed by simply pressing and holding the AIR FILTER button for 3 seconds. If this is not operating, then the unit may require service. 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: 2016-06-16

Where can I order the the center light fixer ? And how can I find out the parts number ? 

Asked by: Rosario M
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at The part number for the light is ACQ86133501
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-06

If you already own this model, can you add an ice maker to the freezer section in the bottom?

Asked by: Stephlyn42
We appreciate your interest in adding an ice maker to the freezer section. We regret the inform you according to the information listed in our specifications on our website, this model is not designed to add an ice maker to the freezer section.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-20

What can i do to fix the ice fan?

Asked by: Houston713
It is not clear from your inquiry on if you are looking to "fix the ice fan" yourself of it you are inquiring about how you can go about getting it repaired. If you are looking to repair or replace the fan in the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG Ultra-Large Capacity 3 Door French Door Refrigerator with Smart Cooling, Model # LFX28968ST yourself, you will need a service manual. That may only be available to LG Authorized Service Technicians or LG Authorized Service Centers. You can contact our Customer Interactive Support Center at (800) 243-0000 to inquire about that, they will also be able to assist you with scheduling a repair service if needed or you can visit our site: to locate a local repair service provider in your area code...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-05-17

Is there a dairy/butter keeper available for this door? If so what is the part number?

Asked by: Kate3598
There isn't a specific Dairy/Butter compartment that is available for the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG Ultra-Large Capacity 3 Door French Door Refrigerator with Smart Cooling, Model # LFX28968ST. The recommendation is to keep opened butter in a covered dish or closed compartment and when storing an extra supply, to wrap it in freezer packaging and freeze it...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-05-17

Where can I find a copy of the instruction manual? Or how do I display the actual temperature of the fridge/freezer?

Asked by: CMP518
We appreciate your interest in this refrigerator and its features. The display is only designed to show the SET TEMPERATURE. A copy of the owner’s manual can be downloaded from our website at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-11

What is the part number for the fixed middle bin that is on the inside of the ice maker.  The front clear plastic has cracked

Asked by: Peter O
We appreciate your interest in this Refrigerator. I was unable to locate the part number needed based on the description you provided. Our distributor may be able to assist with more information. Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at
Answered by: ShenaS
Date published: 2016-05-03

Do you have touch up paint for the sides of this refrigerator? Thank you?

Asked by: Okiegirl
I apologize, but no; according to our information, it appears that touch-up paint is no longer available for these refrigerators. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for any other available suggestions.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-03-29
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