What are some maintenance work that someone with zero experience can do at home to save money while not frying the car?

I have been doing my own maintenance but just oil changes and tire rotation. Now thinking about moving to spark plugs, draining coolant/brake fluid/ATF, etc.

Are they more difficult to do than oil changes? Would I be better off paying mechanics to do them since i have 0 knowledge on how to do them and my car is

I have been doing my own maintenance but just oil changes and tire rotation. Now thinking about moving to spark plugs, draining coolant/brake fluid/ATF, etc.

Are they more difficult to do than oil changes? Would I be better off paying mechanics to do them since i have 0 knowledge on how to do them and my car is relatively new?

I learned how to do oil change watching Youtube videos. So I guess I can learn how to do others same.

Other answer:

A:
brake fluid is generally pretty easy, so long as you take the right precautions (but obviously the fallout can be pretty bad if you screw up)

the other 3 (spark plugs, coolant, AFT) well it really depends on the car, some are really easy, others are a massive pain in the butt (especially at home on the ground), but can be done if you are intent on it, I would just suggest you have someone who knows knows what they are doing that you can call on, ensure you get the right specified fluids/ plugs, not just what is on special (some cars you can play about with, some will be very specific)

Joe:
Changing the oil, and rotating the tires (and checking pressure) is frequent enough that you're saving good money, long term.

The other items you're talking about… They don't need to be done that often. Your savings will be limited.

SumDude:
Coolant draining is okay, but YOU do not want to attempt changing the brake fluid. {Help someone first to learn.} If you get an air bubble in the line your car will not stop. Sparks plugs are easy as long as you go easy and do not strip any threads. {But relatively new cars may not need the maintenance you list. Look in your owner's manual.}
Michael S:
Brake pads are pretty easy. Just get a good set of lifting equipment (jacks and stands) and a giant C clamp to push the piston back in. Not sure if I would mess with brake fluid.
I Ain't Got No Worries.:
You can do oil change, and tire rotations.
Jimmy:
No

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