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Fujitsu M4099D I switched the front and rear cameras. They are the same part number. I still get the same error. The scanner is M4099d not m4097d. Everything is clean. I don't see a fuse on the main board. You did mean the board for the scanne rnot the camera.

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The Rom board is the big circuit board that can be removed from the rear of the scanner. I think there are about three screws that secure the plate that surrounds the output jacks. With the screws out, the whole rom board comes out like a sliding tray. The fuses are round and brown in color. BUT warning! Don't mix them up because they are of different values. If you try swapping them around, you will put the wrong value in another slot and it will blow! If your lamps are lit, then the fuses are ok, but try pulling the circuit board tray out and reseating the tray.

If the lamps are lit, then the fuse and lamp inverter is ok. If you swapped the cameras, and the problem still says its the front lamp, make sure that the lamp is turned around to its proper position. The lamps are masked with a clear opening. If that opening is not turned to shine the light at the right position, you could be getting the alarm because of the loss of light.

If the problem shifted to the rear lamp alarm when you switched the cameras, then the camera mirrors are real dirty inside or its just a bad camera.


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