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Jul 14, 2009, 6:48 PM

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year 93
4x4 pick up

my power steering pump has siezed and im just wonder if i can take off the belt that just runs the pump and drive without power steering for a couple days just to work until i can get the money to fix it. work is about 7 miles from home

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Jul 14, 2009, 8:50 PM

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In theory this would be possible as long as nothing else is driven by that same belt. In reality however, a vehicle that is equipped with power steering that is inoperative is much harder to steer that a vehicle that has manual steering. You also run the risk of further damage in something that could render your steering completely inoperative. It's not something I would recommend trying.


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