How to save big by doing your own car maintenance

Keeping your car in good condition doesn't have to be an expensive endeavor. In fact, if you can tell the difference between a screwdriver and a socket, plenty of the routine maintenance on cars can be done without much hassle.

I used RepairPal.com, a repair cost estimation website, to check the cost of having the following repairs done on a 2000 cavalier, and found that I could easily save $100 by doing some general maintenance on my own.