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Faucet running in off position

I have a problem that maybe you can help me with. I have a single handle faucet that I installed last night. It's it the kind where the sprayer and the faucet are the same head with a switch on the back of the head that switches between spayer and regular faucet. After installing, I turned on the cold water at the shut off valve and the cold water comes out of the faucet at full pressure even when the handle is in the off position. The hot water works fine. It comes on when in the on postion and goes off when in the off position. The cold water will just run, regardless of the position of the handle-off or on. I had to turn it off at the shut off valve until I can figure out what the problem is. Any suggestion

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The fixture is set up so off is full to right as you go to the left the cycle is cold then hot if you don't understand turn tap all the way to right and turn on main if you need more help please post comment thank you for useing fixya please rate me

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