Recommended Service Procedure for the Containment of Cfc-12 (R-12)(STABILIZED May 2011)
During service of mobile air-conditioning (A/C) systems, containment of the refrigerant is important. This procedure provides service guidelines for technicians when repairing vehicles and operating equipment defined in SAE J1990.
Rationale: R12 refrigerant has been out of use in new OEM vehicles since 1995. The technical report covers technology, products, or processes which are mature and not likely to change in the foreseeable future.