What does it mean if the power steering went out on a car?
The steering wheel will be really hard to turn.
Can you just remove the steering pump on an 87 Saab 900 you do not like the power steering and wonder if the linkage is strong enough to function without the power steering pump?
No, if it has non power steering of course it can be driven, howere if it has power steering that is broken then it needs to be repaired/replaced. Can't/shouldn't drive a car with broken power steering. Answer When on a car trip from Michigan to Florida my power steering pump went out just before reaching my destination. The dealer in northern FLA wanted a nearly $500 for the fix, and since I was then employed…