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Your One-Stop Tire and Brake Shop

Green Drop Garage provides comprehensive tire, brake, and alignment solutions. At any of our locations, get a range of services including new tire purchases, tire rotation, free flat tire repairs, and mounting and balancing.

For your braking needs, we offer brake pad replacements, brake fluid services, and rotor replacement to ensure your vehicle’s safety and performance.

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Green Drop Garage Tire and Brake Services

We carry top brands of regular, performance, and snow tires. If you get a flat, bring your car in and we'll fix it for free. Green Drop offers total tire services at all of our four Portland, Oregon locations.

Whether it's time to replace your brake pads or rotors, swing by and we'll take a look. Our ASE-certified technicians will perform a full inspection and share the results in an easy-to-understand no-nonsense checklist.

Let us know what you need and we'll fix it. Our goal is to solve problems and get you safely back on the road.

Green Drop Carries Top Tire and Brake Brands for Any Road Vehicle

Top 10 Tire & Brake Questions

At Green Drop Garage, we simplify the process of getting your vehicle back in top shape. Our approach involves conducting a comprehensive inspection, far more detailed than the cursory look that some competitors might offer. Our thoroughness during these inspections allows us to identify critical issues that could easily be overlooked by others. By focusing on precision and accuracy, Green Drop Garage has helped numerous customers save thousands of dollars, ensuring that the right repair or replacement is done right the first time. This commitment to detailed inspection sets us apart and gives our customers the confidence that their vehicle is in expert hands.

How often should I replace my tires?

Tires should typically be replaced every 25,000 to 50,000 miles, though this varies based on the tire type, driving habits, and road conditions. Regularly check for tread wear, and replace tires if the tread depth falls below 5/32 of an inch.

What are the signs that I need new brakes?

Signs  that you need new brakes include a squealing or grinding noise when braking, a vibrating or pulsating brake pedal, a longer stopping distance, and the brake pad thickness that measures 4 millimeters or less.

How do I check tire pressure and what should it be?

Use a tire pressure gauge to check the pressure when the tires are cold. The recommended pressure is usually found in the vehicle’s owner manual or on a sticker inside the driver’s door.

What is the difference between all season and winter tires?

All-season tires are designed for moderate weather conditions, offering a balance between summer and winter performance. Winter tires have special tread designs and rubber compounds for superior grip in snow, ice, and cold temperatures.

Should I get my wheels aligned when I buy new tires?

Yes, it’s a good practice to have your wheels aligned when installing new tires to ensure even tire wear and optimal handling.

How often should brake fluid be replaced?

Brake fluid should generally be replaced every 2 years or 24,000 miles, but that can change depending on how much moisture is absorbed by your vehicle’s brake fluid over time. Wetter climate’s can degrade brake fluid faster than dryer, arid climates.

What is tire rotation and why is it important?

Tire rotation involves changing the position of the tires on the vehicle to ensure even tire wear. This prolongs tire life and helps maintain balanced handling.

What causes brakes to pulsate or feel spongy?

Pulsating brakes are often caused by warped rotors, while spongy brakes can result from air in the brake lines, low brake fluid, or worn brake components.

Can I mix different tire brands on my car?

It’s not recommended to mix tire brands or types, as this can lead to uneven wear and handling issues. It’s best to use four tires of the same brand and type.

What does does the brake pad wear indicator sound like?

The wear indicator usually produces a high-pitched squealing noise when the brake pads are thin and need replacement. This sound is noticeable when the brakes are not engaged.