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Yes, if it's mixed 50/50 or weaker. But I would get a powder type leak stop from the parts store and put in it until you can get it seen about if you are going to continue driving it while it's leaking and keep a close check on coolant level and engine temperature.

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Q: Can you drive your car when you smell coolant burning?
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