low coolant on Cadillac SRX

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2005 Cadillac SRX - 4.6L V8 100,000 mi,
I'm losing about a cup of coolant every 4-6 weeks. I cant find any external leak, but I can smell it on occasion.

2008 Cadillac SRX - 3.6L V6 123,000 mi,
Loss of coolant and occasional smell of coolant. Also just noticed a leak coming from behind drivers side tire but can't tell where its coming from . Having a pressure test done asa. Oh and just started idling funny when first started. I just purchased this car a month ago so please don't tell me something major is wrong!?

2009 Cadillac SRX - 3.6L V6 85,000 mi,
My srx loses coolant at a rate of about 4-6oz every 2wks to a month.I have had all types of testing done, and no one has been able to find the leak, internal or external. I have no lights on and have never over heated. I have been told that it could be a head gasket, but i had the test for combustion and pressure done both negative.

2005 Cadillac SRX - 4.6L V8 156,000 mi,
I must put coolant into my car at least 2 times a month. I have replaced the radiator, the hoses and the reservoir, and it still wastes coolant really fast. Everytime i drive my car, it smells like burnt coolant, and there is no leak whatsoever.

Started noticing wet spots inunter center of vehicle. When inspected saw tube so I figured it was drain from AC. Now it is winter and have huge amounts of fluid coming from passenger side. Looked at resivior and it was EMPTY.

2006 Cadillac SRX - 3.6L V6 100,000 mi,
I have also been experiencing the issue of low coolant with my SRX. I have on quite a few different occasions noticed that I smelled coolant and checked to see I could see any leaks, but I was unable to see anything. I live on a hill and as I stopped and began backing in my driveway today I noticed a strong coolant odor. When I got out to check the vehicle it now appears there is a leak coming from somewhere under the car. When I turned the car off, the dripping stopped. My next stop is to the repair shop. (Keeping my fingers crossed that it is not a pricey repair...)

2005 Cadillac SRX - 4.6L V8 99,000 mi,
need to add coolant every month

2004 Cadillac SRX - 3.6L V6 110,000 mi,
Can not find a leak, can also smell it now and then.

Every other month I have to add coolant...

Warning light never goes off

2004 Cadillac SRX - 4.6L V8 177,000 mi,
Does not show overheating on the instrument panel . After driving coolant pours out through the over flow hose

2010 Cadillac SRX - 3.6L V6 68,000 mi,
Bought the SRX used but was in beautiful condition. After driving for a couple of weeks warning light came on of overheating and the light said to stop the car immediately. Pulled over and looked and discovered that the reservoir was completely empty. Since then I am constantly having to put in coolant especially when driving a distance of an hour more. I travel a lot for work so this is quite an issue. I am planning to place the vehicle in the repair shop in the next week when I can get an appointment. Has anyone discovered what the issue is? Seems to be a common problem in this vehicle according to customer reviews