LG Refrigerator Error Codes – Complete List and Fixes

LG Corporation, commonly known as LG is a Korean-based multinational company that started with the name Lucky Goldstar. The company came into being in 1983 and got a complete revamp in 1995. Based in South Korea the brand has made a name for itself and is currently offering its appliance in more than 80 countries around the world.

LG offers customers a wide range of appliances that are manufactured using premium-grade materials. Offering you appliances that are top of the line in terms of technology and appearance. Offering customers everyday comfort with a powerful functioning system that lasts for decades to come.

When your LG refrigerator starts to show an error code that does not mean they are done, it simply means there is an error in the system that requires a fix. We suggest you note down the error code and match it using the list below.

Codes List

Error CodesProblem and Solution
Er - FSItem: Failure of freezer sensor. Contents: Cut or short circuit wire. Remarks: Inspect Connecting wires on each sensor.
Er - rSItem: Failure of Refrigerator sensor. Contents: Cut or short circuit wire. Remarks: Inspect Connecting wires on each sensor.
Er - dSItem: Failure of defrost sensor. Contents: Cut or short circuit wire. Remarks: Inspect Connecting wires on each sensor.
Er - rtItem: Failure of Room Temperature sensor. Contents: Cut or short circuit wire. Remarks: Inspect Connecting wires on each sensor.
Er - dHItem: Failure of defrost mode. Contents: When defrost sensor doesn’t reach 8°C within 2 hours after starting defrost. Remarks: Snapping of defrost heater or Temperature fuse, pullout of connector (indicated minimum 2 hours after failure occurs).
Er - FFItem: Failure of BLDC Fan Motor at Freezing Compartment. Contents: If there is no fan motor signal for more than 65 sec in operation fan motor. Remarks: Poor motor, hooking to wires of fan, contact of structures to fan, snapping or short circuit of Lead wires.
IFThe IF or F1 error code indicates that the refrigerator has detected a problem with the refrigerator's ice maker fan. This can sometimes occur when frost or ice buildup occurs around the ice maker fan.
F1The IF or F1 error code indicates that the refrigerator has detected a problem with the refrigerator's ice maker fan. This can sometimes occur when frost or ice buildup occurs around the ice maker fan.
C1A C1 error code indicares a communication error between the micom of LCD display and the dispenser.
OdOd indicates a wifi modem or communication error between the micom of the lcd display and the wifi modem.
SbThis error code may look like Sb, S6, 5b or 56 on the screen. Sb typically means Sabath mode which is used on the Jewish Sabath and holidays. To turn off sabath mode manually, press and hold the freezer and wifi buttons for 3 seconds.
drA dr error code displays when the door motor does not move to maximum position or home position within 5 seconds.
ASThis error code displays when the auto motor is in operation and the reed switch is in open state.
dLA dL error code displays when the door motor does not move to maximum position or home position within 5 seconds.
AdAn Ad error code displays when the door motor does not move to maximum position or home position within 5 seconds.
SSAn SS error code indicates a shortened or open pantry sensor.
rTA rt error code indicates a shortened or open room temperature sensor.
rSA rS error code indicates a short or disconnection of the refrigerator sensor.
rFA rF error code inidicates an abnormality in the refrigerator's fan motor. This may be due to frost buildup.
iTAn It error code indicates a defect in the icemaker.
HSA HS error code indicates a short or disconnection of humidity.
gFA gF error code indicates a flow sensor error or low water pressure. If your ice maker is overfilling with water, the flow sensor that determines how much water is flowing to the ice maker may be malfunctioning. If the water pressure is low, partially increase the water pressure.
FSA FS error indicates a short or disconnection of the freezer sensor.
FFA FF error code indicates that the unit has detected an issue with the freezer fan. This can sometimes be caused by frost buildup.
dSA dS error code indicates a short or disconnection of the defrosting sensor.
COA CO error code on the display of the refrigerator indicates a communication error between the control board and the display.
CFA CF error code indicates that the feedback signal is less than 65 seconds during the fan's operation. This refers to the fan at the back, bottom of the refrigerator that discharges heat from the condenser.
67A 67 error code indicates a problem with a gap in the door or an object inside the fridge restricting the door from closing properly.
22A 22 error code indicates a problem with compressor relay.
ISIS or 15 error code indicates a problem with ice maker fan motor or a disconnection of the icemaker sensor.
15IS or 15 error code indicates a problem with ice maker fan motor or a disconnection of the icemaker sensor.
OFFYour LG refrigerator is equipped with a demo mode or display mode. This feature disables all cooling in th refrigerator and freezer sections to conserve energy while on display in a retail store. When demo mode is actived, OFF will apeear on the control panel. To disable demo/dispaly mode: with either refrigerator door opened, press and hold the refrigerator and ice plus buttons at the same time for five seconds. After holding the buttons for five seconds, the control panel will beep and the temperature setting will display to confirm that demo mode is deactivated.
E1Auto-Stop protection, indicating an issue detected by a sensor.
E2Abnormal operation protection error has occured and activates to protect the unit from damage.
E3Abnormal operation protection error has occured and activates to protect the unit from damage.
LG Refrigerator Control Panel
LG Refrigerator Control Panel

Note: Room Temperature Sensor is not indicated on the failure indicating part but indicated in checking Display. (When pressing for more than the warmer key of Refrigerator Temp. and the warmer kye of Freezer Temp for more than 1 second).

LED check function: If simultaneously pressing the warmer key of Refrigerator Temp and the warmer key of Freezer Temp for a second, all display LED graphics on. If releasing the button, the LED graphics displays the previous status.

Parts Names

LG Refrigerator Parts
LG Refrigerator Parts

Troubleshooting

Problem: There is no refrigeration or freezing.

Reason:

  1. Is there a power interruption?
  2. If the power plug unplugged from the outlet?

Solution:

  1. Check the power of other appliances
  2. Plug the power plug in the outlet properly

Problem: There is poor refrigeration or freezing

Reason:

  1. Is the fridge or freezer temperature set to its warmest setting?
  2. Is the appliance in direct sunlight, or is it near a heat generating object such as cooking oven or heater?
  3. Did you store hot food without cooling it first?
  4. Did you put in too much food?
  5. Are the appliance doors completely closed?
  6. Is there enough space around the appliance?

Solution:

  1. Set the fridge or freezer temperature to ‘Medium’ or cooler and re check after 24Hrs.
  2. Check the installation area and reinstall it away from heat generating objects.
  3. Cool the hot food first before putting it in the fridge or freezer compartment.
  4. Maintain an appropriate space between food
  5. Completely close the door and make sure that stored food is not obstructing the door
  6. Adjust the installation position to make enough space around the appliance

Problem: The appliance contains a bad smell

Reason:

  1. Is the fridge or freezer temperature set to ‘Warm’?
  2. Did you put in food with a strong smell?
  3. Vegetables or fruit may have spoiled in the drawer?

Solution:

  1. Set the fridge or freezer temperature to ‘Medium’
  2. Store foods with strong smells in sealed containers
  3. Throw away rotten vegetables and clean the vegetable drawer. Do not store vegetables too long in the vegetable drawer

Problem: The inside lamp in the appliance does not turn on

Reason: Does the inside lamp in the appliance turn off?

Solution: It is hard for customers to replace the inside lamp in the appliance as they are not serviceable. If the inside lamp does not turn on, please contact the LG Electronics customer information centre

Problem: The appliance door is not closed tightly

Reason:

  1. Is the appliance leaning forward?
  2. Were the shelves properly assembled?
  3. Did you close the door with excessive force?

Solution:

  1. Adjust the front feet to raise the front side slightly
  2. Refit the shelves if needed
  3. If you apply too much force or speed when closing the door, it may remain briefly open before closing. Make sure that you do not slam the door closed. Close without force

LED Blinking Codes

LG Inverter Refrigerator LED Blinking Error Codes
LG Inverter Refrigerator LED Blinking Error Codes

Diagnostic Mode

LG Inverter Refrigerator Diagnostic Mode
LG Inverter Refrigerator Diagnostic Mode

Manual Pdf

LG Refrigerator Manual PDF

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4 thoughts on “LG Refrigerator Error Codes – Complete List and Fixes”

  1. I tried plugging the cable and reinsert the cable again however after the fridge booted up it went back to how it was but not fully. The temperature is still 56 degrees, the lights are not working and the water is not working either.

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    • rS E error code who meaning lg thinq 471 Ltr model:GL-T502FPZU double door. cooling problam compressor fan moter Dfridg. compressor condescending moter stop. After 20 minut start please resolved.

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      • Hi Uday, thanks for asking,

        Short or Disconnection of Ref. Sensor. Check each sensor and its connector. If the problem persists, contact the nearest authorised service.

        if you have any additional questions, please write us again, have a good day!

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