Updated: according to teardown specialists iFixit, 2018 MacBook Pros can be operated on and repaired without being bricked… at least for the time being. It's possible this could be modified in the future.

Our original report is below…

If something goes awry with your shiny new MacBook Pro, you might not want to turn to your friendly local Apple repair shop. Citing an internal Apple document, TechRadar: latest computing news