Why does 1984 ford 300 6 cylinder create vacum in valve cover?

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The engine should have a crankcase breather tube connected between the valve cover and the air cleaner. With the crankcase breather removed and a non-vented cap installed on the valve cover in its place, the PCV would create the vacuum you have.

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