You will have to straighten out the bolts and hammer them out and replace them
See Figure 12
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
On sedan and coupe models, remove the package tray trim panel.
On wagon models, remove the quarter trim panel.
Unfasten the two upper strut retaining nuts.
Raise and safely support the vehicle.
Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
Remove the clip securing the brake hose to the rear strut assembly.
If equipped with anti-lock brakes, unfasten the ABS sensor bolt.
Remove the nuts and bolts securing the rear strut assembly to the wheel spindle.
Remove the strut assembly from the vehicle.
Fig. 12: Location of the two upper strut retaining nuts (arrows)-1997-99 models
Position the strut assembly into the vehicle wheel housing.
Install the nuts and bolts securing the strut assembly to the rear wheel spindle assembly. Tighten the lower strut bolts and nuts to 76-100 ft. lbs. (103-136 Nm).
If equipped with anti-lock brakes, tighten the ABS sensor bolt.
Install the clip securing the flexible brake hose to the rear strut assembly.
Install the wheel and tire assembly.
Lower the vehicle.
Install the two upper strut retaining nuts and tighten to 34-46 ft. lbs. (47-62 Nm).
Install the trim panel.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Check the rear wheel alignment.
Road test the vehicle and check for proper operation.
Wednesday, December 17th, 2008 AT 8:24 PM