LG 5231JA2006B Refrigerator Water Filter

MPN: 5231JA2006B
Product Details
Description
Enjoy clean, filtered water cost effectively with this replacement filter for your LG bottom-mount or side-by-side refrigerator. Actual Size: 12 inches (length) x 2 1/4 inches (diameter).
Quick Glance
Water Filter Type refrigerator
User Reviews
Cloggs way too easy
1 Star Review   By member hosksc13 - Sep 12, 2008   

Strengths: filters water well

Weakness: After 1 month the filter is so clogged it barely comes out. I expect much better for $50 MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENT!

these filters are probably made for $2 ea and are really overpriced and obviously sensitive to clogg so easily. Would not buy this product again.

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LG water Filter (5231JA2006B)
5 Star Review   By member moonbaby1960 - Jun 12, 2008   

Strengths: This filter does it's job. It is well worth the money.

Weakness: I haven't found any.

When I purchased my LG stainless steel Refrigerator with bottom freezer,and filtered cold water and Ice in the door. I was not sure if I should purchase it because of the water filter. Well we priced the filters and we decided it wasn't that expensive in fact we would be saving big bucks. It has to be replaced every 6 months. We were buying bottled water before we purchased this LG. I was truly amazed at the taste of the water after it was filtered. So we no longer have to purchase bottled water about $50.00 monthly which is $600.00 a year. But now it only costs $8.46 a month, ($50.85/with shipping x 2 filters a year =$101.70 a year divided by 12 is $8.46 a month cost. so your savings of $498.24.a year... GOSH at this rate I can buy more appliances real soon, that $498.24 adds up fast. So this is a saver for sure. I LOVE IT.....$$$$$$$$

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LG WATER FILTER
5 Star Review   By member tedianne - Apr 14, 2008   

Strengths: Name brand.Fits perfectly.Easy to install and good directions.

Weakness: None that I could find.

I researched the web for HOURS looking for the best price with a "no shipping" deal. I found the BEST price and BEST shipping at pricegrabber.com. It was shipped within a day or two .I certainly cannot complain.

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Overall Good Filter
4 Star Review   By member cjk8765 - Feb 3, 2008   

Strengths: -Clean Tasting Water -Easy to Remove/Install

Weakness: -Leaks quite a bit when removed (at least in my fridge) -More Expensive than I expected

My LG fridge originally came with a 5231JA2006A filter. It appears that the 5231JA2006B is now the replacement for that filter. I'm not sure of the difference between the two, or even if there is a difference. The filter was easy to remove and install in my fridge, although it did leak quite a bit of water onto the top shelf when I removed it. The leakage was unavoidable due to the filter being installed horizontally in my particular model. Those with the filter installed in a different orientation may not experience this. I really enjoy drinking water from my fridge using this filter. It does a good job cleaning up the horrible tasting tap water in my area. We used to use a Brita pitcher but I think the water actually tastes better from the Fridge with this filter. Price was a bit higher than I thought but at least it lasts for 6 months. definitely worth it if you use the water/ice functions of your fridge. When the filter needs replaced you may notice that your water flow and/or ice production decreases.

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LT600P
4 Star Review   By member ninerlou - Aug 17, 2007   

Strengths: Great filter, water tastes as good as bottled

Weakness: Only lasts about five months and is a bit pricey.

I would definitely recommend this product. It's very easy to install and once installed... all you have to do is run water for about five minutes to activate filter.

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Expensive, but necessary!
4 Star Review   By member shyehou - Aug 8, 2007   

Strengths: Compared to other filters, this is extremely easy to install.

Weakness: Very expensive at $40-plus!

We just replaced the filter for the very first time. Even though it is very expensive, it does its job of filtering out impurities from the water. We wondered if we can go more than 6 months without replacing it, if we use the water/ice dispenser only occasionally, but haven't found an answer.

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Pricey
3 Star Review   By member palinorus - Jul 9, 2007   

Strengths: Easy to install Water taste decent

Weakness: Pricey

I also have a reverse osmosis water filter underneath my sink. It has 4 different filters and it only cost me $50 a year to replace all filters. Need this water filter for the ice machine. Great thing about this is that it is very easy to install. Only takes a minute.

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No complaints
4 Star Review   By member jmkushner - May 26, 2007   

Strengths: easy to install, works great, identical to the product that came with the refrigerator.

No problems whatsoever. It installed within a few moments, and was easy to install, works great, identical to the product that came with the refrigerator. Like that pricegrabber has a rebate.

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LG Replacement Cartridge (water filter) 5231JA2006B
4 Star Review   By member vcle - Feb 28, 2007   

This cartridge does a great job and performance is noticable.. Lasts about 6 - 7 months before you need to change. If you can notice water presure dropping you may need to change it sooner. The LG 5231JA2006-B reduces: 99.9% of Particulates Class I 97.6% chlorine taste & odor 91.2% of Mercury at pH 8.5 96.7% of Mercury at pH 6.5 99.35% of Lead 95.9% of Atrazine 96.3% of Benzene 93.06% of 2,4-D 99.09% of Lindane 99.99% of Cysts 99.3% of Turbidity

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LG Water Filter (5231JA2006B / LT600P)
4 Star Review   By member karenclews - Jan 30, 2007   

Strengths: Good quality and performance

Weakness: Pricey

Have had my LG refrigerator for 6 months and am getting ready to change the filter for the first time. The water around here tastes terrible, and the filtered water from the fridge tastes great, so I can only assume that this filter is doing a good job.

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Product Details
Description
Enjoy clean, filtered water cost effectively with this replacement filter for your LG bottom-mount or side-by-side refrigerator. Actual Size: 12 inches (length) x 2 1/4 inches (diameter).
Quick Glance
Water Filter Type refrigerator
Summary
Product Title LG 5231JA2006B Refrigerator Water Filter
Manufacturer LG
Power Score 3.8 | 11 Reviews
Additional Specifications
humidifier type: filter
Coffee Maker Acc Type: filters
Vacuum Type: filter
User Reviews
Cloggs way too easy
1 Star Review   By member hosksc13 - Sep 12, 2008   

Strengths: filters water well

Weakness: After 1 month the filter is so clogged it barely comes out. I expect much better for $50 MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENT!

these filters are probably made for $2 ea and are really overpriced and obviously sensitive to clogg so easily. Would not buy this product again.

33% of readers found this review helpful.

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LG water Filter (5231JA2006B)
5 Star Review   By member moonbaby1960 - Jun 12, 2008   

Strengths: This filter does it's job. It is well worth the money.

Weakness: I haven't found any.

When I purchased my LG stainless steel Refrigerator with bottom freezer,and filtered cold water and Ice in the door. I was not sure if I should purchase it because of the water filter. Well we priced the filters and we decided it wasn't that expensive in fact we would be saving big bucks. It has to be replaced every 6 months. We were buying bottled water before we purchased this LG. I was truly amazed at the taste of the water after it was filtered. So we no longer have to purchase bottled water about $50.00 monthly which is $600.00 a year. But now it only costs $8.46 a month, ($50.85/with shipping x 2 filters a year =$101.70 a year divided by 12 is $8.46 a month cost. so your savings of $498.24.a year... GOSH at this rate I can buy more appliances real soon, that $498.24 adds up fast. So this is a saver for sure. I LOVE IT.....$$$$$$$$

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LG WATER FILTER
5 Star Review   By member tedianne - Apr 14, 2008   

Strengths: Name brand.Fits perfectly.Easy to install and good directions.

Weakness: None that I could find.

I researched the web for HOURS looking for the best price with a "no shipping" deal. I found the BEST price and BEST shipping at pricegrabber.com. It was shipped within a day or two .I certainly cannot complain.

50% of readers found this review helpful.

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Overall Good Filter
4 Star Review   By member cjk8765 - Feb 3, 2008   

Strengths: -Clean Tasting Water -Easy to Remove/Install

Weakness: -Leaks quite a bit when removed (at least in my fridge) -More Expensive than I expected

My LG fridge originally came with a 5231JA2006A filter. It appears that the 5231JA2006B is now the replacement for that filter. I'm not sure of the difference between the two, or even if there is a difference. The filter was easy to remove and install in my fridge, although it did leak quite a bit of water onto the top shelf when I removed it. The leakage was unavoidable due to the filter being installed horizontally in my particular model. Those with the filter installed in a different orientation may not experience this. I really enjoy drinking water from my fridge using this filter. It does a good job cleaning up the horrible tasting tap water in my area. We used to use a Brita pitcher but I think the water actually tastes better from the Fridge with this filter. Price was a bit higher than I thought but at least it lasts for 6 months. definitely worth it if you use the water/ice functions of your fridge. When the filter needs replaced you may notice that your water flow and/or ice production decreases.

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LT600P
4 Star Review   By member ninerlou - Aug 17, 2007   

Strengths: Great filter, water tastes as good as bottled

Weakness: Only lasts about five months and is a bit pricey.

I would definitely recommend this product. It's very easy to install and once installed... all you have to do is run water for about five minutes to activate filter.

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Expensive, but necessary!
4 Star Review   By member shyehou - Aug 8, 2007   

Strengths: Compared to other filters, this is extremely easy to install.

Weakness: Very expensive at $40-plus!

We just replaced the filter for the very first time. Even though it is very expensive, it does its job of filtering out impurities from the water. We wondered if we can go more than 6 months without replacing it, if we use the water/ice dispenser only occasionally, but haven't found an answer.

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Pricey
3 Star Review   By member palinorus - Jul 9, 2007   

Strengths: Easy to install Water taste decent

Weakness: Pricey

I also have a reverse osmosis water filter underneath my sink. It has 4 different filters and it only cost me $50 a year to replace all filters. Need this water filter for the ice machine. Great thing about this is that it is very easy to install. Only takes a minute.

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No complaints
4 Star Review   By member jmkushner - May 26, 2007   

Strengths: easy to install, works great, identical to the product that came with the refrigerator.

No problems whatsoever. It installed within a few moments, and was easy to install, works great, identical to the product that came with the refrigerator. Like that pricegrabber has a rebate.

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LG Replacement Cartridge (water filter) 5231JA2006B
4 Star Review   By member vcle - Feb 28, 2007   

This cartridge does a great job and performance is noticable.. Lasts about 6 - 7 months before you need to change. If you can notice water presure dropping you may need to change it sooner. The LG 5231JA2006-B reduces: 99.9% of Particulates Class I 97.6% chlorine taste & odor 91.2% of Mercury at pH 8.5 96.7% of Mercury at pH 6.5 99.35% of Lead 95.9% of Atrazine 96.3% of Benzene 93.06% of 2,4-D 99.09% of Lindane 99.99% of Cysts 99.3% of Turbidity

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LG Water Filter (5231JA2006B / LT600P)
4 Star Review   By member karenclews - Jan 30, 2007   

Strengths: Good quality and performance

Weakness: Pricey

Have had my LG refrigerator for 6 months and am getting ready to change the filter for the first time. The water around here tastes terrible, and the filtered water from the fridge tastes great, so I can only assume that this filter is doing a good job.

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LG Water Filter (5231JA2006B / LT600P)
4 Star Review   By member dhuang3 - Nov 6, 2006   

Strengths: clean and last lasting fresh water

Weakness: a bit expensive

compare to the PUR filter I am using in my kitchen sink, it lasts longer, fresher. However, it is a little bit expensive, everybody is selling it for 50 bucks. The GE refigirator water filter is only around 15 bucks.

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