LG Electronics Australia Pty Ltd—Side by Side Refrigerators

Identifying features

LG Side by Side Refrigerators manufactured between 2002 to 2006 with model/serial numbers specified in the attached document (Model and Serial Numbers List).

What are the defects?

The micro-switch in the ice maker of identified models could deteriorate.

What are the hazards?

If the micro-switch were to fail, it may result in the ice maker malfunctioning and in the worst case scenario result in a fire hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers with affected models are requested to contact the LG customer information line on 1800 506 154 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday EST) to arrange for a service technician to replace the micro switch.

Prior to calling, consumers are asked to record their model and serial number to provide to LG’s Customer Information line. Customers can locate model & serial number on the left hand wall inside the fridge door.

Traders who sold this product

Retailers nationally

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2002 - 31 December 2006

Responsible regulator

Energy and utilities unit (NSW) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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