how often should a distributor cap be changed? My truck has 208000 miles. thanks on 1996 Toyota Tacoma

deposits on contacts had to be scraped off

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If the plugs and the rest of the ignition system is good order and not requiring a higher amount than normal Kilovolts to jump the spark plug gap, the distributor cap if OE quality will last !00,000 good quality Denso cap lasts longer than a cheaper knock off.