Test Your Knowledge Of Hydraulic Vs. Electric Trim Tab Systems

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 172

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Hydraulic Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you know the differences between hydraulic and electric trim tab systems? Separate fact from fiction with this quick five-question quiz. Be sure to read your full score report at the end to see all the answers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the difference between the deflection time (time for tabs to move from full up to full down position) of hydraulic and electric systems?
    • A. 

      10 seconds

    • B. 

      3 seconds

    • C. 

      5 seconds

    • D. 

      15 seconds

  • 2. 
    What system is more expensive to repair if an actuator O-ring seal breaks?
    • A. 

      Hydraulic

    • B. 

      Electric

    • C. 

      Neither is expensive

  • 3. 
    Which trim tab system will react instantaneously when a boater pushes the control?
    • A. 

      Hydraulic

    • B. 

      Electric

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 4. 
    Which system will allow the owner to retract the tabs in the event of a motor failure?
    • A. 

      Hydraulic

    • B. 

      Electric

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 5. 
    Which trim tab company requires a credit card and proof of purchase from a boater when accepting a warranty claim?
    • A. 

      Bennett

    • B. 

      Lenco

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

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