Apple will now repair faulty butterfly keyboards free of charge…
“Apple has determined that a small percentage of the keyboards in certain MacBook and MacBook Pro models may exhibit one or more of the following behaviors:
“Eligible models are listed below.
Also, if you had to pay for an out-of-warranty keyboard repair that was affected by this design, you can contact Apple for a refund.
So while Apple may have been late in acknowledging this faulty design, they will still retroactively cover any past repairs related to the butterfly design.
It will also cover your keyboard for four years from when you first bought it.