Rough idle clanking noise and cant jump on 1994 Toyota Corolla

So my car has been non-op for about a year and since then ive been throwing money at it to fix it but to no avail, pretty much the problem started when it was idling low and not shifting when I attempted to fix it the battery wont hold enough of a charge to even roll up the windowsi recently switched out the battery and drove it for a good 25 minutes still having trouble with the idle and when I got home the new battery was completely blown please if you guys could give me some advice as to the problem I would be greatly appreciative

by in Fresno, CA on January 24, 2014
2 answers 5 comments
ANSWER by on January 24, 2014
Check the charging system, possible over charging alternator, ie (battery blown). Check for vacuum leaks.
COMMENT by on January 24, 2014
Ok will do thanks for the quick response but would either of those cause my check engine light to turn on because its not on mine
COMMENT by on January 24, 2014
Not normally on an OBD1, maybe a '96 or newer it would, not much information given on '94.
COMMENT by on January 24, 2014
Ok then I'll check it out thank you for your help :)
COMMENT by on January 24, 2014
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ANSWER by on January 24, 2014
Did you install the new battery correctly?? Hook it up backwards???
COMMENT by on January 24, 2014
No it was all installed correctly I always double check my work