Self-regulating moisture levels
Plumbed fridge is more costly
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Generally OK with some flaws
• Large enough for a family of 4
• Water & ice dispenser is handy
• Temp controls easy to use
• Deep door drawers on fridge side
• Spacious crisper drawers
• Fridge door always wants to swing completely open with a jolt, rather than staying in place. Annoying.
• Water dispenser reservoir can be fiddly to fill.
• Minimal freezer door drawers due to water dispenser.
Purchased in November 2020.
Love it! BUTT.....
We just have our fridge now 3 days, but its taking tooo long to make Ice! We dont care about the noise but it makes about 12 - 18 cubes ice at night and 12- 18 in day time? We thought it would make it quicker it is like its taking too long to tip the ice out. Thats the only problem we have so far.
Purchased in April 2021 at Harvey Norman Retail Stores for $1,900.00.
Great, but very noisey water pump
It is a great fridge, but...a few things: getting used to having no handles (doors are heavy - so don’t get your fingers caught when closing - ouch). The fridge is well sized, and easy to use. Ice dispenser can be heard, though tolerable. But the water pump to dispense the water, or refill the ice tray was too noisey (74 to 80db) for our liking. It could be heard through out the house, whilst somewhat deafening in the kitchen. Even my iWatch alerted to me that constant exposure may result in hearing loss... will admit, it wasn’t the fastest to ...fill my pint glass. It appeared the water pump sound reverberates off the back and side wall, amplifying the sound. Overall, a design flaw. After a 2.5month engagement with LG (replace water pump, get their techs to review video) they refunded our money and are going to take back their fridge. We will still consider LG again, and appreciate that they tried to resolve the issue, and and happy they will refund our money - even if it took longer than I would have liked.
Purchased in September 2020 at Appliances Online.
Nothing but problems
Had the fridge for 20 months. The first problem happened about 4 days after the first anniversary. I must admit LG service on this occasion looked after me and the repairs were organised quickly. Worrying though that it was a computer panel issue and was replaced in 5 minutes. 3 weeks ago the fridge showed a fault on the electronic panel and after providing all the paperwork again, receipt, serial number etc I am still waiting. It took them 10 days to organise a repairer. The repairer said the fridge is irreparable as the fault lies in the elec...tronics within the frame. Now I am waiting with their off shore call centre who cannot give me a date on when I will receive a replacement. We have 3 small children and we have been living with an esky as our main food storage and shopping daily. The fact they cannot give me a date when I will receive a replacement for their faulty product is what upsets me the most. I would not recommend buying an LG fridge.
Purchased in August 2018 at Harvey Norman for $1,817.00.
Beware of Fire risk
we had house fire caused by faulty ice maker of our side by side lg fridge. there are many model numbers are at risk. beware of that please. check lg website. I wont buy lg fridge anymore.
The Fridge I give a 4 star (so far), the Stainless Steel Body, a 1
The fridge works really well and the non-plumbed ice cubes are great. But the stainless steel body is very thin and of a poor quality. There are dents all over the fridge, even though we take a lot of care. Seems you just have to touch it in the wrong way and a dent will appear. The manufacturers should use a thicker and better quality steel. I wouldn't recommend for this reason only. It's a shame when you buy something in good faith that it will be good quality and then you are let down and there is nothing you can do about it.
Purchased in October 2016 at Harvey Norman for $1,929.00.
Fault unit broke within 10 months
I purchased a new fridge from LG hoping it would be lifetime investment. My dream only lasted 11 months. Notices it started making noise, made a first call to LG on the 2nd of May. Tech came to check confirming unit is faulty needed replacement. After several phone calls LG still doesn’t confirm if they are going to give me a new fridge or credit. Terrible customer service. Promised to call back 5 times no response. I am still asking them to give an answer and today is 22nd May. Please do not ever buy lg products. Their customer service sucks. Their incompetence has forced me to go on social media to write a review
Purchased in April 2018.
Rare non-plumbed fridge with plenty of space
The only thing missing from this fridge is an inline water filter which can't be optioned. There is a plastic taste which leaches into the water from the tubes but this has been going away over time. If I had my choice again I may look for another fridge which has a water filter built in, and I don't mind it being a costed consumable but it's just a nice option to have.
There's a large water tank inside which is essential if you're living in a hot environment to have a ready supply of cold water and ice. This doesn't take up much room so the...re's plenty of space still available in the fridge and the freezer. The flow rate of the water is really slow, but I haven't tested it against other models to compare- it does take a while to fill a glass of water from the door. So if you plan on frequently using the water from the door it may be worthwhile seeing if you can find some videos or a demo of the options from the fridges you're looking at.
This fridge is ok it keeps drinks cold the ice maker seems to not work all the time and my water comes out hot sometimes I’ve had to get it repaired 3 times already in one year I would not buy another like it the water coming out hot is ridiculous.
Terrible Service New LG Fridge Freezer broke down i 4 weeks
purchased a new fridge freezer LG GS-L668PNL in March 15 paid cash and it broke down in 4 weeks. Called LG terrible service, finally after 5 calls to the service team a technician has said its not repairable if they looked at repair they couldn't guarantee how long it will last. so a week has passed by and we have not received any confirmation on whats going on from LG company and when we will get a fridge freezer. All our food had defrosted we have three kids and they expected us just to wait for a phone call to confirm the faulty product whi...ch had been already provided from the technician. Finally provided with a store credit which i did not want because i wanted a refund already having to purchase another fridge to get a through so i wanted full refund. I wast able to do that they could only send the store credit to the store for them to refund us with. dealt with Jbhifi and had everything sorted asap . Requested that we received a compensation for the food lost, so received a form to complete to justify it all. Terrible service from LG considering how much we spent and paid cash.
refrigerator not cooling stays at 8C plus
repairer changed electric board in 1.5 months old appliance not sure was fixed as panel light and not beeping at temp change/confermation.bottom 2 veg drawers causing early vastige and liquifying with leak at joints of bottom two drawers.refrigerator air vent not able to feelk air comming out,closing door the other seems to open momentarily.
Fake Feature of LED Temperature Display
This LG LED Temperature will never display the actual temperature inside fridge, but the temperature you choose to for the settings. To me, it is fake feature for the fridge. My old Samsung fridge, it displays actual temperature inside fridge, while this LG fridge, you can leave the doors open for hours, the LED display will always the temperature you setup for!
Nice but little flaws
Nice to look at & well the size is pretty good but compared to our normal freezer up top fridge down bottom fridge it seems alittle crammed when getting into the fridge part. There’s no handles but you get use that but wouldnt like to be real tall (I’m only 5 foot) as you’d have to bend over to open the door. And the thing I hate the most is how noisy the water pump is when dispensing water either for a drink or if it’s filling up the ice tray. And if ringing for warranty issues don’t expect to get an Aussie (I rang integatds to the noisy water pump but was told it’s normal even though he hadn’t heard it & that if someone where to take a look & it wasn’t a issue then they would charge me)!
More gimmicks than space
Beautiful looking fridge with good design intention but does not deliver in terms of storage space. The door-in-door concept is to some extent practical as it minimizes loss of temperature from the fridge but it does reduce the storage space and shelves sizes. I also find the stainless steel very flimsy and dent-prone which is a big disappointment as there's already 2 dents on the door. It also needs constant cleaning to remove fingerprints. The only bonus to this fridge is that it maintains good temperature and is extremely quiet.
A fly could land on this fridge and dint it, the stainless steel on the outside is really weak. The ice compartment froze over in the first month and we could not get ice out as well. Disappointed in the weakness of the outside, no one wants a new fridge with dints all over it when it was hardly touched.
Questions & Answers
Boy, I wish I had read these reviws before I purchased. We decided to go with the non-plumbed version as we weren't sure if we had plumbing available for the fridge. But the pump noise is unbearable...... it is waking us at all hours.
Can you please let me know plumbed version has a quiter pump?
Did you think to ring them for answers?
Hi received our new fridge yesterday, removed the ice dispenser (not needed) and fitted extra shelf.
Tried the cold water dispenser this morning and the water is not cold, do I need to refit the ice Dispenser?
Get an answer from our members and LG representatives
Winner of the 2018 ProductReview Award, the LG 668L features two fridges to choose from: plumbed and non-plumbed, depending on your budget and household needs. This LG Side by Side range offers similar features to other Side by Side ranges by LG, such as the LG 668L Side by Side series.
- Available in two options: plumbed and non-plumbed. Plumbed means the fridge needs to be connected to the water line by a plumber, and non-plumbed doesn’t need to be installed by a plumber, as the water is dispensed from a tank.
- Tempered glass shelves, which are stronger and more durable than ordinary glass
- Includes various compartments such as door baskets, drawers, and an egg box to keep food neat and organised
- Adjustable fridge settings via mobile LG app, so you can alter the temperature from home or remotely
- An alarm that’s triggered if you accidentally leave the door open, in order to prevent food from spoiling
What reviewers liked about this fridge:
- The voluminous size of this fridge provided plenty of space for cold foods, as well as frozen goods in the freezer compartment
- The filtered water and crushed ice features were recurring points of praise among reviewers, with many claiming they couldn’t stop coming back for more chilled water
- A budget-friendly option, the non-plumbed fridge was a suitable choice for those who were hesitant to splash out on the additional expenses of a plumbed fridge.
Points to consider:
- The plumbed fridge is $100 more expensive than the non-plumbed fridge. Plus, don’t forget to budget in the additional cost of hiring a plumber to install the plumbed fridge, which usually costs between $100 to $500.
|Category||Side by Side Fridges / Refrigerators||Side by Side Fridges / Refrigerators||Side by Side Fridges / Refrigerators|
|Dimensions||1790 x 912 x 733 mm||1790 x 912 x 733 mm||1790 x 912 x 738 mm|
|Energy Rating||3 star(s)||3 star(s)||3 star(s)|
|Household Size||5+ people||5+ people||5+ people|
|Features||Door Alarm, Ice Dispenser and Water Dispenser||Door Alarm, Ice Dispenser and Water Dispenser||Door Alarm, Ice Dispenser and Water Dispenser|
|Number of Shelves||4||4||4|
|Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins||2||2||2|
|Weight||124 kg||124 kg||124 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Finish||Stainless Finish||Matte Black|
|Total Capacity||668 L||668 L||668 L|
|Fridge Capacity||422 L||422 L||422 L|
|Freezer Capacity||246 L||246 L||246 L|
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