Tire Repair Challenge Quiz

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Tire Repair Challenge Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The video demonstrates the proper steps for performing a Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) approved tire repair, both a one-piece and two-piece tire repair. Highlighted in the video is a listing of the necessary tools and tire repair products when performing this service.
  • 2. 
    Special tire repair units are required when repairing nail holes in the shoulder area of a tire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Tire repairs made from the outside of a tire are not acceptable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Technician A says that all tire injuries, less than ¼” diameter in the tread belt package, can be repaired. Technician B says that string-plugs do not fall within RMA’s (Rubber Manufacturers Association) standard for performing proper tire repair. Which technician is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A or B

  • 5. 
    During the inspection process, a technician determines that the angle of injury is 27 degrees. Based on RMA standards, what type of repair is needed?
    • A. 

      One-Piece Repair

    • B. 

      Two-Piece Repair

    • C. 

      Fix-A-Flat

    • D. 

      String Plug

  • 6. 
    While buffing the surface of the inner liner, a technician damages the inner liner by exposing the ply body. Technician A says the tire must be discarded and replaced with a new tire. Technician B says that it is acceptable to use Liner Sealer to repair the inner liner. Which technician is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A or B

  • 7. 
    It is acceptable to repair injuries less than ¼” that fall within the belt package, or tread area, of a passenger car and light truck tires.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Two-piece repairs are recommended when: 
    • A. 

      The angle of injury is 0 to 20 Degrees

    • B. 

      The angle of injury is 15 to 24 Degrees

    • C. 

      The angle of injury is greater than 25 Degrees

  • 9. 
    The speed rating of a speed rated tire is void once the tire is repaired.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    On passenger car and light truck tires, injuries larger than ¼” may be repaired using a larger size repair unit as long as the technician follows RMA guidelines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Technician A says that stitching a repair unit starts at the center of the patch and moves outward to remove trapped air. Technician B says it is necessary to remove the poly coat from the repair unit after stitching. Which technician is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A or B

  • 12. 
    Rubber Manufacturers Association states that all tire injuries must be filled with a vulcanizing stem to properly fill the injury. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    An RMA approved tire repair will restore a tire to its useful service life and will not void the manufacturer’s tire warranty in most cases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When dressing an injury, Technician A says the carbide cutter is designed to cut the damaged cords and smooth the injury wall before filling the injury. Technician B says the carbide cutter should be used in a low speed buffer that turns at 2,500 rpm or lower. Which technician is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A or B

  • 15. 
    It is acceptable to “mix & match” different brands of tire repair products as long as the tire repair being performed meets RMA standards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The example below illustrates three types of tire injuries.  Which injury has been repaired correctly?
    • A. 

      Example A

    • B. 

      Example B

    • C. 

      Example C

    • D. 

      None of the above