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You can't. And I wouldn't do it for several reasons. First of all, it will be really difficult to turn the wheel at slower speeds and the reaction time of turning the wheels will be increased tremendously, thus increasing your chances of getting into an accident. Having no power steering assist on a car originally designed with power steering IS NOT the same as a car with manual steering. Second: many power steering racks require some form of recirculating fluid to keep the seals and the rack lubricated. So without the pump, eventually you might seize up the rack or blow a seal and that's a nice expensive repair.
Rather difficult. Involves disconnecting the tie rod ends. Steering linkage from steering wheel. Disconnecting the power steering pump lines and unbolting the rack and pinion from the body. Not a lot of room to get at stuff.
There is a cable reel (clock spring) in the steering column. If it was not centered when you put in the rack than it probably broke.... Is the SRS light on too? This cable reel allows electrical connection to the air bag and the cruise control switch (mounted to the steering wheel), so you can turn the wheel. Its operating range is two and a half turns from center in both direction. When you disconnect the steering coupler from the rack the steering wheel moves, now the cable reel is not centered. If you put it back on in this position and turn the steering wheel fully to one side the cable reel breaks. That could be what happened, however the cable reel is very expensive so make sure that's it before replacing. I recommend performing an input test on the cruise control unit to confirm.