Original post by: oldturkey03 ,
Garry Dunnan, most certainly can you fix it yourself. Follow [guide|6884|this guide] step 13 shows you the port. It is soldered on the logic board. Unsolder it from the board and replace it with one of [http://www.amazon.com/Charge-Port-Nintendo-DS-Lite/dp/B00719WBKA|these]. Straight forward repair. Hope this helps, good luck.