can a auto parts store check a distributor? on 1992 Toyota Tercel

Is there a way to check a distributer to see if everything is in working order

Asked by for the 1992 Toyota Tercel
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The best test to see if the sensors in the distributor are functioning correctly is to monitor there output signals on an a oscilloscope but the problem here being is that sometimes the sensors fail intermittently (usually due to heat) so the sensor may need to fail or show a "poor signal" to pin point failure.