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Great elegance with great convenience

Ultra-Large Capacity 3 Door French Door Refrigerator with Ice & Water Dispenser

LFX28978SB

  • Ultra-Large Capacity (28 cubic feet)
  • Slim SpacePlus™ Ice System
  • Smart Cooling System
  • 10 Year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty on Linear Compressor
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Ultra-Large Capacity 3 Door French Door Refrigerator with Ice & Water Dispenser

LFX28978SB

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  • Door Type
  • Size (W x H x D)
  • Freezer Type
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Color
  • Display Type
  • Water Filtration System
  • French 3-Door
  • 35 3/4” x 69 3/4” x 35 3/8"
  • Pull Drawer
  • Yes
  • Stainless Steel
  • LED (Temperature R/F, Ice & Water, Child Lock, IcePlus™, Water Filter Status)
  • Compact Filter LT700P
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Total
  • 18.8 cu. ft.
  • 8.8 cu. ft.
  • 27.6 cu. ft.
  • Depth with Handles
  • Depth without Handles
  • Depth without Door
  • Depth (Total with Door Open)
  • Height to Top of Case
  • Height to Top of Door Hinge
  • Width
  • Width (Door Open 90° with Handle)
  • Width (Door Open 90° without Handle)
  • Door Edge Clearance with Handle
  • Door Edge Clearance without Handle
  • Installation Clearance
  • Weight (Shipping)
  • Weight (Product)
  • Carton Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • 35 3/8"
  • 32 7/8"
  • 29"
  • 47 5/8"
  • 68 3/8"
  • 69 3/4"
  • 35 3/4"
  • 44 1/4"
  • 39 1/4"
  • 4 1/2"
  • 1 3/4"
  • Sides 1/8", Top 1", Back 1"
  • 377 lbs.
  • 324 lbs.
  • 38" x 73" x 38"
  • Slim SpacePlus™ Ice System
  • Multi-Air Flow Cooling
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Door Alarm
  • LED Interior Light
  • Child Lock
  • Ice & Water Dispenser
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • Smart Cooling
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 6
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No. of Shelves
  • Folding Shelf
  • Slide-Out Shelves
  • Cantilevered Shelves
  • Shelf Construction
  • Crisper Bins
  • Glide N’ Serve™ Drawer
  • Refrigerator Light
  • 4 Split
  • 1
  • 3
  • Yes
  • Spill Protector™ Tempered Glass
  • 2 Humidity Crispers / 1 Bonus Drawer
  • Yes
  • Premium LED
  • No. of Shelves/Bin
  • Dairy Corner/Bin
  • 6 (2 Adjustable Gallon Size)
  • Yes
  • Drawers
  • DuraBase™ Solid Drawer Base
  • Divider
  • IcePlus™
  • Ice Bin
  • Freezer Light
  • 2
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 60W
  • Foam Door Insulation
  • Surface
  • Contour Door
  • Back
  • Hidden Hinges
  • Handles
  • Available Colors
  • Toe Grille
  • Yes
  • Coated Metal, Stainless Steel
  • Yes
  • Flush & Metal Cover Over Mechanical Parts
  • Yes
  • Matching Commercial Handles
  • Smooth White, Smooth Black, Stainless Steel
  • Yes
  • Limited Warranty
  • 1 Year Parts and Labor, 7 Years on the Sealed System
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LFX28978SB 4.6 5 222 227
Definately happy with this purchase! After our old side-by-side died the week before Christmas, we had to find a replacement, and fast. I had been wanting a French door refrigerator for some time and decided that if I was going to have to purchase a new refrigerator anyway, I was going to get what I wanted. I love the capacity of this fridge. Am very happy with the separate temperature controls of the storage bins as it keeps our food fresher, longer. Being able to slide the top shelf back to a partial depth is great for the occasional taller items without having to move an entire shelf. Love the fact that they have put storage shelves on the door with the ice maker. Even though these shelves are not deep, they are perfect for condiments so they don't end up hidden behind other items. It is also very quiet. I never noticed how loud the old refrigerator was until we had this one. We have had some minor problems with the ice sticking in the ice maker but it has not been a major problem to date. We have had the fridge long enough to change the water filter. While it appears to be working properly, it did not reset on the digital display. Have not had a chance to see if there is a problem with this or not. I like the capacity of the freezer as well. Was concerned about a bottom freezer due to occasional back problems but the height of the handle is good and it open/rolls out easily. I was concerned about the center flap on the upper door as it does not appear to be high quality. Have not had a problem yet. After reading other reviews, I will be more careful about closing the door to prevent a problem. I would definitely recommend this product. April 12, 2014
This product really has great features. We have owned this LG Appliance for almost two months, and it is quite large, however, if the bottom freezer was a little smaller which would give you more space in the refrigerator,[Now] THAT WOULD BE AWESOME !!!. March 11, 2014
Two ugly problems with this refrigerator. I WANT to love this refrigerator, or even like it, having spent so much for it, but two glaring problems keep me from appreciating it. 1. The hinged strip attached to the left door, and which creates a sealing surface for the RIGHT door when closed does not return to the proper position for the door to be closed on its own, as the designers intended. The spring is so weak that operating the flap is basically a manual operation every time the door is opened. Aggravating, and would have been a disqualifier had I known about it before purchasing. I can see from other reviewers that this is a design problem. 2. The ice maker is a very poor design. We are constantly required to open the cover and stir the ice with the handle of a plastic spatula to break the ice free so that it will dispense. There is no proper ice agitator as with most other ice makers. Very aggravating, and would have been a disqualifier for me if I had known about it. ALSO, and I see that other owners suffer this as well, the ice dispensing chute jams about 50% of the time. You have to reach up into the chute to pull the cover door open manually, which dumps a bunch of ice onto the floor. I've tried cleaning it with vinegar to make sure calcification wasn't the problem, but nothing I've done works. I think the servo that opens the door fully just doesn't work properly 50% of the time. I would not purchase this model again, and I am, in fact, considering selling it used so that I can buy a properly designed and built refrigerator. If I do that, it won't be an LG. November 24, 2013
Great price. Lots of room and adjustable. Great price. Fully adjustable and lots of room. Freezes ice fast. November 15, 2013
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