This excerpt from the user's manual can explain the problem of your hinge.
"...) Make sure that the openings are facing down. - Fill the water tank to the maximum. Amount of water and cooking time:..."
WHIRLPOOL AKP470IX, AKP47000, AKP470035, AKP470070, AKP4700105, AKP4700140, AKP 470/IX, AKP 470/80, AKP 470/845, AKP 470/890, AKP 470/8135, AKP 470/8180
Manufacturer's part price is £11.00 Discount for bulk (starting at 10 units), £10.64 per unit
This manufacturer part is recomended by WHIRLPOOL, which gives it a 10/10 rating.
This spare part is recommended for your WHIRLPOOL AKP 470/IX oven .
All spare parts are new and come with a 1 year warranty
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