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Ultra-Large Capacity 3 Door French Door Refrigerator with Smart Cooling

  • LFX28968ST

  • Stainless Steel

Key Features

  • Ultra- Large Capacity (27 cu ft)
  • 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.

Save money. Save energy.

Save money. Save energy.

This ENERGY STAR certified LG refrigerator exceeds new 2014 federal energy standards to positively impact your energy bill and your energy consumption.


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 Integrated Tall 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™ Drawer 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 SmartPull™ 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 Beautiful and functional Excellent capacity. I've never had a bottom freezer but love it. At first the bell alarm drove me nuts but now I appreciate knowing when I have accidentally left the door open and didn't end up turning that feature off. I like the small size ice cubes and the water dispenser location is great for large pitchers. Only drawback (and it would be with any stainless fridge) is the finger prints showing.
Date published: 2015-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent LINEAR COMPRESSOR Excellent Fact!!!! I bought it for to 10 year compressor. Everything is excellent. Easy to use, Easy to love. Doors came off and reinstalled easily. Just follow directions exactly. Totally awesome.
Date published: 2015-11-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very noisy refrigerator! We've had this frig for about two years and it is just so loud and noisy even when the motor isn't cycling. We have tried moving it back and forth, thinking it wasn't level. Nothing helps. About ready to trash it.
Date published: 2015-11-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst Refrigerator Ever I've had nothing but trouble with this refrigerator since delivery. They've brought 3 refrigerators out initially because none were level. The last one brought was the closes but still not level. It leaks water when you open the doors and being stainless steel it's constant cleaning when the water runs down the front. Today a woke up to find my kitchen floor freezing to find the freezer is not sealing and has developed ice in the bottom and will not close. I currently have blocked closed with my kitchen chair.
Date published: 2015-10-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bulky feature difficult to move Bought this last November was delivered January, 2015. The refrigerator is too hard to move. As a disabled Veteran I cannot move this appliance at all and will never be able to clean behind it or service it. When the wheels are only touching the ground I cannot move it at all. Something this large should only need a gentle pull to move it but not this fridge and because of it I will never buy another LG product.
Date published: 2015-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features and Great Looks Too We purchased this refrigerator on 9/6/15 and have been very pleased with the product. After reading a few reviews with what we felt were "nit pick" comments, we were surprised to find that they unit did not have any of the negative comments written except that one door was a little bit lower than the other. LG gives you a little wrench to use to level the doors so no big deal. Refrigerator closes properly and the noise when it runs takes a little getting used to as it will kick on as soon as you close a door but not excessively noisy. We would definitely recommend this product to anyone who is looking for a really nice refrigerator for their kitchen.
Date published: 2015-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So much space! We have a family of 8, so we need a lot of room I our refrigerator! I love the space and and the way it's organized, especially all of the drawers.
Date published: 2015-10-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from NICE BUT DOORS DON'T CLOSE ALL THE WAY I brought this a month ago, it's very nice, lots of room. The doors don't close all the way and that's a problem. However the bells start sounding off.
Date published: 2015-09-15
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The ice maker keeps freezing up and we have had to repeatedly take out large chunks of ice out of container.  Could this be a temperature issue?  If so, what is the correct temp or other solution that will solve this problem.   Thank you.  

Asked by: Stella Louise
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this refrigerator. Such freezing matters are typically caused by humid air reaching the ice maker, or the ice melting and then re-freezing. It is recommended to check each of these possibilities. If this does not resolve the matter, 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: 2015-11-06

How many cups ice per day made?

Asked by: cups ice made per day
The Ice Maker in the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG Ultra-Large Capacity 3 Door French Door Refrigerator with Smart Cooling, Model # LFX28968ST will produce 70 ~ 210 cubes in a 24 hour period depending on freezer compartment temperature, room temperature, the number of door openings and other operating conditions such as the water supply line pressure. Ice making will stop when the in-door ice bin is full which holds approximately 6 to 8 ( 12~16 oz or 340 to 455 cc) glasses of ice...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-09-29

There is a layer is ice at the bottom of my refrigerator. Sometimes it melts and leaks water from the bottom. I removed the ice but it forms again. Why is this happening?

Asked by: Abrar
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this refrigerator. There are several reasons why this ice might develop. It could be caused by air/moisture leak, or there could be an actual water leak building in this area. The unit will need to be inspected by a qualified technician in order to make a proper determination. 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: 2015-09-28

I am needing some touch up paint for the exterior side of my  LG LFX28968ST what color is it?? Where can I get some touch up paint?

Asked by: Jrlanham
We appreciate your interest in this refrigerator and its features. The sides of this cabinet should be either black or titanium gray. The touch-up paint for these 2 colors would be TUP-3796BK or TUP-3796TG respectively. 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: NeilE
Date published: 2015-11-07

No installation instructions for the Base Grille. My question is: there's a strip of black rubber along the bottom, does that bend inward, under the fridge, or outward toward the room? I could not find in the manual directions on installing properly.

Asked by: AKMapGirl
The Toe grille for the LG Ultra-Large Capacity 3 Door French Door Refrigerator with Smart Cooling, Model # LFX28968B goes over that rubber strip so that it will be under the refrigerator when the toe grille is attached properly. It should be inside the toe grille...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-09-04

Are all three doors self-closing?

We were at Lowe's and the right sided door did not close automatically; the left door closed rather forcefully. The LG specs state that the hinges are self-closing hinges. Therefore, are both refrigerator doors self-closing? Also, is the freezer door self-closing?
Asked by: LGEnthusiast
I had the same problem and the installer and the call back technician both missed it. Only the LG-dispatched repair person found it. There is a white plastic shipping part on the bottom of the hinge that needs to be removed. It can only be seen looking up from the floor. Removal took 10 seconds.
Answered by: sjgray50
Date published: 2015-08-26

Can doors and freezer drawer be easily removed for entry through 31" house door?

Asked by: flyman
The way our french door unit made it through was to open the upper doors and remove the bottom drawer. The 2 delivery guys used moving straps and just walked it right in.
Answered by: 2walkerpkw
Date published: 2015-08-21

Scratches on Stainless Steel

I remove scratches from Stainless Steel and got a call from someone with model# lfx28968st. Does this have any type of coating on the stainless? Thank you
Asked by: NYScratchRepair
You should contact LG first to find out what type or grade of stainless steel your refrigerator is. There are DIY scratch repair kit available such as Scratch-B-Gone. It really depends though how deep they are and what your expectations are. Good luck.
Answered by: 2walkerpkw
Date published: 2015-08-21
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